cvs commit: src/sys/dev/ed if_ed.c
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Feb 11 11:37:16 GMT 2005
In message <20050211220212.A32327 at delplex.bde.org>, Bruce Evans writes:
>> : while (complicated-expr)
>> : ;
Look, programming is the art of expressing intent as best as
possible. The single semicolon variant is very clear from
a compiler point of view, but it is not clear from a human
point of view.
I always use the continue variant because I feel it expresses
intent better for two reasons:
The visual impact of a word is much bigger than that of a single
Writing "continue" dispells any doubt if I did it intentionally.
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