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Subject: Re: [boost] [new Warnings policy] MS C4180 on the MaintenanceGuidelines
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-17 19:35:43

Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 2:57 PM, Mateusz Loskot <mateusz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Nothing wrong for me personally, but I've heard some say it's too long
>> and unnecessary as in assert(0 != ptr) all 5 characters can
>> be replaced with just one !
> Assuming ptr is a pointer, AFAIK assert(ptr) is illegal, though
> assert(ptr!=0) and assert(!ptr) are OK.

Yes, that's right. In this case some suggest to use
assert(!!ptr) what I do not really consider personally
as readable, prefering assert(0 != ptr);

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,
Charter Member of OSGeo,

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