This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Originally posted by David McCombs: ...A post by Jim Yingst yesterday brought up this issues...
Yeah, I'm a little embarrassed this never occurred to me. I know I've coded compareTo to return the difference without a second thought. (I'm pretty sure the numeric values I was using were always small, but now I have to lay awake nights wondering...)
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