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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrassing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

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GeneralRe: You learn something new every day Pin
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maze323-Jul-19 23:30
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Im still stuck on the truth compare.
#if defined(_DEBUG) && FALSE

Maybe a C/C++ thing, but wouldn't asserting to a value instead of truth logic be more readable?
defined(_DEBUG) != TRUE

unless this still has the integer/bool issue that you where trying to deal with?
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