Re: Fast and Safe C Strings: User friendly C macros to Declare and use C Strings.

Chris Dollin <chris.dollin@hp.com>
18 Apr 2007 13:50:40 -0400

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From: Chris Dollin <chris.dollin@hp.com>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 18 Apr 2007 13:50:40 -0400
Organization: HP labs, Bristol
References: 07-04-047
Keywords: C

Clem Clarke wrote:


> Some 20 years ago, it became clear that C strings were not as safe, nor
> as fast, as strings in PL/I, Assembler or Pascal.


Readers may be interested in the discussion that this post provoked
on comp.lang.c. (It did not receive universal acclaim.)


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