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Re: So what's null then if it's not nothing?

From: Jon Heggland <heggland_at_idi.ntnu.no>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 16:24:53 +0100
Message-ID: <MPG.1df691311fc77a1e989716@news.ntnu.no>


In article <1133227174.623554.226760_at_g14g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>, michael_at_preece.net says...
> No.

I'll assume that this was in response to my "Do you claim that zero is the same as NULL (in this context)?". So if the number zero is not NULL, why should the string "" be?

(Or, for that matter, Collections.EMPTY_SET and Collections.EMPTY_LIST in Java. Or an array with 0 elements. Or ...)

-- 
Jon
Received on Tue Nov 29 2005 - 09:24:53 CST

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