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, 31 Jan 2011 CPOL
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It is much easier (and cleaner) to test for success than to test for failure.Viz:if ( condition1 // Note: Test for success, not for fail && condition2 // Will be short-circuited if condition1 fails && condition3 // Will be short-circuited if condition1 or condition 2...
It is much easier (and cleaner) to test for success than to test for failure.
Viz:
 

if (  condition1   // Note: Test for success, not for fail
   && condition2   // Will be short-circuited if condition1 fails
   && condition3   // Will be short-circuited if condition1 or condition 2 fails
   ...
   && conditionn
   )
{
   PerformActionOnAllSuccesses(); 
   DoNormalCleanUp(); 
}  // if
else
   DoFailedCleanUp();

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GeneralFor me is one of the simplests aproaches. 5 for you. PinmemberJose David Pujo31-Mar-11 21:34 
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