Polarity of Lamp Socket is REVERSED, or not?

I had just replaced the faulty socket of my desk lamp with a new one. The plug for this lamp is polarized (one prong is wide,the other is narrow). I was careful to connect the wires so the polarity was correct throughout. After the job was finished, I used a multimeter to test for correct polarity and... show more I had just replaced the faulty socket of my desk lamp with a new one. The plug for this lamp is polarized (one prong is wide,the other is narrow).

I was careful to connect the wires so the polarity was correct throughout.

After the job was finished, I used a multimeter to test for correct polarity and continuity. When the socket is in the 'off' position, the socket's thread and the wide prong were connected to the multimeter and it was read to be ZERO. If this is the neutral polarity, should there be no continuity (non-ZERO)?

Here is a table of multimeter measurements:

When the socket is OFF:
NEUTRAL: wide prong to thread of socket = 0 continuity
HOT: narrow prong to tab of socket = infinity

When the socket is ON:
NEUTRAL: wide prong to thread of socket: 0 continuity
HOT: narrow prong to tab of socket = 0 continuity


I also checked for continuity if the polarity of he wires was reversed. In all cases, the continuity is infinity, so I assume my connections for correct polarity is correct.

Am I correct to say I had done everything correctly?

source for my references:
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