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> Do && and || short-circuit in C?
Yes, and Perl introduce and and or as low precedence alternatives.
> The long discussion
yes we had this before
Please keep in mind that "ternary operator" is not correct either, since it's a mathematical term classifying a whole family of operators with 3 operands. ? : is just the only ternary one in these languages.
In reply to Re^6: Situation where warning "Found = in conditional, should be" seems obsolete (documentation - C terminology)