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December 2019

— If a function returns an integer rather than a boolean there's usually a reason for it.


I agree, I'm not a C programmer, but for me this == 0 is a clear sign that you check for strings equality

— Alright, yeah, got it, thank you all

— Thanks

— No, it is not required to return difference. Implementation which returns only -1, 0 or 1 is perfectly valid

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— Interesting, I didn't know that. But there are still three values, and you can't represent three different values with a boolean.

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— Of course

— It does make some sense though. I assume the non-zero values are mostly used for sorting purposes anyway.

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— Wtf

— Brother this group is for coding enthusiast not for religious opinionz

— Hello brothers

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