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Conditional Operator doubt?

Joe Harry
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Hi Guys,

Consider the following code and please help me to interpret the same.

boolean b1 = false?false:true?false:true?false:true;

How to group them to find the solution??


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Keith Lynn
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The ternary operator is right-associative so



is the same as

.
[ December 06, 2006: Message edited by: Keith Lynn ]
Joe Harry
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What will be the result of that?? How condiotional operator works in the above case??
Keith Lynn
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In any ternary operator, the form is

Micheal John
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and you have to solve it from right to left


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Barry Gaunt
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Originally posted by Micheal John:
and you have to solve it from right to left



Why? Once it is correctly parenthesized it can be evaluated more efficiently from left to right.


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Harish Paravasthu
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Haii,

if its formatted in braces,then go according to it..else go for right to left as said above.

answer is false...

harish


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