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Old 10-29-2004, 12:41 PM   #1
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how ";" different from "&&" ?


that's pretty much says it all, what is the difference between the two AND statements ?
 
Old 10-29-2004, 12:53 PM   #2
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&& is like this:

If command 1 is good, then do command 2.

; is like this:

Do command 1, then do command 2 reguardless of command 1 being good.
 
Old 10-29-2004, 01:24 PM   #3
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thanks dude !
 
  


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