do...while loops

Simon Brunning SBrunning at trisystems.co.uk
Tue Feb 6 14:41:50 CET 2001


> From:	Langa Kentane [SMTP:LangaK at discoveryhealth.co.za]
> Why is is it while 1:
 
Because 1 is considered a true value, so this while loop will run forever.
Or until broken, hopefully!
 
> would while 2:
> or 	while 3: work?
 
Yup - any non-zero number is considered true. They wouldn't do anything
different, though, and they just might confuse someone. (Why 2?)
 
Cheers,
Simon Brunning
TriSystems Ltd.
sbrunning at trisystems.co.uk




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