Q <Q@ping.be> said:
> It's not because something returns the value 0, that is is represented by
> all 0 bits.
If it looks like 0, and smells like 0...
> The value of a comparision is the value 0 (false) or 1 (true),
> but you can't assume anything on how it is represented in hardware.
If it looks ...
> Therefor using a bit-wise operation just makes no sense, and only does for
> data where you manipulate bits itself, like in bitfields.
This are 0s and 1s in C. How the compiler makes sure the effect of the
statement matches what the source says is irrelevant.
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