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Re: [jslint] Feature request: disable message about assignment-in-while cond

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  • James Clark
    I believe the standard technique works (add extra parens): while ((a = f())) { -jamie
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 9, 2009
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      I believe the standard technique works (add extra parens):

      while ((a = f())) {

      -jamie

      M. Lorton wrote:
      >
      >
      > Right now, the code
      >
      > var a;
      > while (a = f()) {
      > ...
      >
      > causes JSLint to complain -- which is right in many cases: you are
      > doing an assignment when you meant to do a comparison.
      >
      > But what if you meant to do the assignment? I would like to be able
      > to indicate in some way to JSLint that (Pee-Wee Herman voice) "I meant
      > to do that."
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