Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
> Yoda speaks in reverse "Stopped they must be; on this all depends".
> "if (0 < len)" says "if zero is less than len", which is in reverse,
> as reverse as "if 1.50 is taller than you". It's all reversed: "if you
> are taller than 1.50", "if len is greater than zero", "They must be
> stopped; all depends on this".
> I don't understand what is not clear.
I never said anything is "not clear", did I [*1*]?
I've retitled it to "compare variable with constant, not constant
with variable" to make it easier to understand to those who did not
know the jargon (like me ;-).
By the way, after web-searching "Yoda condition", all mentions of
"Yoda condition" I found were of the
if (constant == variable)
form, and people's justification why this form is bad, which I
happen to agree with [*2*].
*1* "zero is less than len" and "len is more than zero" are saying
exactly the same thing, even though people may find it harder to
read. While "blue is the sky" and "the sky is blue" are not saying
the same thing in the first place, and that is why I said it is not
a good analogy.
*2* I do not write equality comparison in the "constant == variable"
order myself. For people reading from sidelines, the previous
thread on this topic is this:
which explains why these were written as "if (smaller < larger)".
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