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Thread: The defitition of nested loop

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    Default The defitition of nested loop

    All I wanna ask is : if i have 3 for loops.can I say that there are 2 nested loops or it must be 1 heavily nested loop ? It's just the way of thinking but I need to make sure about it as I and my friends are debatin'


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    Default Re: The defitition of nested loop

    Short answer: it doesn't matter.

    Longer answer: keep debating until it comes to fisticuffs, and you'll find that the most brawny, least brainy, prevails.

    Honestly, find a better way to pass your time. For example, answering stupid questions on forums.

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    Default Re: The defitition of nested loop

    ^^ lol.

    Anyways, I would probably say that you have a for loop nested inside a for loop nested inside a for loop. Saying you had 3 nested for loops kind of brings to mind having 3 sequential loops nested instead of what is really happening.

    More importantly, if your audience understands what you're talking about you could call it whatever you want (like super triple stack for loop).

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