Re: dumb coding ??

From: Edward Glamkowski (EGlamkowski@MATHEMATICA-MPR.COM)
Date: 10/30/97

>>An "if (x = y)" error is evil to find when you're just learning :).
>           ^
>I used to do a lot of the "duh" bug searching too.

An interesting trick I just learned recently for this
type of thing is that if y is a constant, put it on the
left, so you have something like:
  if (0 = x)

which will generate an error message, where 'if (x = 0)'
doesn't, and can be annoying to track down.

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