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Confusion with expression...

ishmayel vemuru
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Joined: Jun 13, 2007
Posts: 46

boolean b1 = true;
boolean b2 = false;
System.out.println(" " + (b2 ^ b1));
Can any one explai pleas.....
I think the table like this....
|b1 | b2 | ^ result |
| false | false | false |
| false | true | true |
| true | false | true |
| true | true | false |

is it Corect..?
thanks in advance..
Dan Meyer

Joined: Nov 08, 2007
Posts: 2
Correct: ^ is eXclusive OR (aka xor and never short circuts) takes two booleans and true when one and only one of the booleans are true.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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