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Comments should describe the code, not duplicate it. This header comment just duplicates. Leave it out.
answered Mar 29 '12 by mjfgates
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while(true) and break is a common idiom. It's the canonical way to implement mid-exit loops in C-like languages. Adding a variable to store the exit condition and an if() around the second half of the …
answered Mar 30 '12 by mjfgates