Re: xor as a lazy comparison

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Sun Jul 24 2005 - 16:45:28 EST

>To confuse you, coders with assembly or hardware background throw in

I doubt that. I'm good enough assembly to see this :)

>equivalent bit operations to succinctly describe their visualisation
>of solution space... Perhaps the writer _wanted_ you to pause and
>think? Maybe the compiler produces better code? Try it and see.

It produces a simple CMP. Should not be inefficient, though.

Jan Engelhardt
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