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Re: [RFC] Signed/unsigned character arrays are not strings
- From: Nick Roberts <nickrob at snap dot net dot nz>
- To: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow at false dot org>
- Cc: Mark Kettenis <mark dot kettenis at xs4all dot nl>, eliz at gnu dot org, dewar at adacore dot com, jan dot kratochvil at redhat dot com, Mathieu dot Lacage at sophia dot inria dot fr, gdb at sourceware dot org
- Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 13:54:24 +1300
- Subject: Re: [RFC] Signed/unsigned character arrays are not strings
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> While I haven't seen responses to some of my arguments in favor of the
> new behavior, it's obvious that I'm in the minority here.
Yes, but I think choices should be based on reason, not gut feeling. The
change didn't receive much attention for a month, so it can't be that great a
> By the way, I was thinking about this last night and wondered if
> this is hinting at a sensible meaning for "print /s" ...
I like this approach because it's simple. Jim's is too complicated (well,
for me, at least!).