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Mahesh Subramaniya

Joined: Dec 12, 2004
Posts: 19

why is the output of "i" of the following snippet is 0 and not 1

int i = 0;
i = i++

Does the expression gets evaluvated from left to right?

Mahesh Subramaniya

Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
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