|Fast and Safe C Strings: User friendly C macros to Declare and use C S email@example.com (Clem Clarke) (2007-04-13)|
|Re: Fast and Safe C Strings: User friendly C macros to Declare and use firstname.lastname@example.org (Chris Dollin) (2007-04-18)|
|From:||Chris Dollin <email@example.com>|
|Date:||18 Apr 2007 13:50:40 -0400|
|Organization:||HP labs, Bristol|
|Posted-Date:||18 Apr 2007 13:50:40 EDT|
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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