is evaluation order defined, and evaluation of conditionals
pete at lcsql.com
Tue Jun 26 11:57:17 CDT 2012
The following link may prove useful - it's a discussion thread from the
same question that I posed a few momnths ago and was answered by some very
knowledgable and long time users of Livecode.:
Bottom line is that conditions are evaluated in the order they appear in
the statement and as soon as one of them returns false, the evaluation
stops. I don't know if can be described as "guaranteed" behavior (not much
in lefy can), but I don''t believe anmy Livecode user has found a situation
when this was not the case.
In addition, using parentheses makes no difference to the order of
I believe this is known as "short circuit evaluation".
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