Re: [NEWBIE] question

From: Daniel A. Koepke (
Date: 04/03/01

On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Tony Robbins wrote:

> No.  It is a ternary operator, but not the same as what you're trying
> to say.  It can be fudged a little, but the essential difference is
> that the ? operator is used to report a value, while an if statement
> can perform an action.

Don't be silly.  There's no artificial separation between function calls
("perform[ing] an action") and other expressions ("report[ing] a value")
in C.  The only practical difference is that ?: is an expression (meaning
that it has a value), while an if statement is not (meaning it has no


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