from the old-school-and-oldest-school dept.
jfruh writes "You might think that flat files, VAXen, and punch card readers are things of the past — and you're right, for the most part. But here and there, these fossilized technologies have found places where they can survive in production use."
This process can check if this value is zero, and if it is, it does
-- Forbes Burkowski, CS 454, University of Washington