not quite a bug, but...

Sean Hinde <>
Thu Mar 21 10:16:16 CET 2002


> I have found a bug in our code that wasn't easy to spot, and 
> I wonder if the 
> compiler shouldn't issue a warning...
> 
> The faulty code was:
> 	case NewTime = 0 of
> 		true -> ...
> 		false ->
> 	end,

Some people recommend getting into the habit of putting the constant first
so:

 	case 0 = NewTime of
 		true -> ...
 		false ->
 	end,

won't compile.

Maybe someone else might comment on your suggestions though..

Sean



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