What's the difference between generating a value and returning a value?
d.dalton at iinet.net.au
Tue Mar 24 12:26:52 CET 2009
On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 03:12:19PM -0700, grocery_stocker wrote:
> So what's the difference between generating a value and returning a
Well when you return, you would use the "return" keyword, I would
imagine... I guess generating could mean many things, you can generate a
value by operating on something, but I guess this does imply returning a
value, because the function returning the value is generating a new
value... But, I know for sure that when you return a value it is the
information the function returns to the caller after operating on either
no, or some arguments.
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