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Re: NULL pointers.

From: Marc Singer <elf_at_buici.com>
Date: 2003-10-14 07:43:20 CEST

On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 01:23:03AM -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-10-14 at 01:14, Marc Singer wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 13, 2003 at 11:10:12PM -0400, Daniel Berlin wrote:
> > > "An integer constant expression with the value 0, or such an expression
> > > cast to type void *, iscalled anull pointer constant.
> >
> > Again, this isn't the point. Yes, you are well acquainted with the C
> > standard. Nice work.
> That comes off as sarcastic (to me, anyway); please try to maintain a
> higher level of civility on this list, even when people miss the point.

Reading back here's what I saw:

  1) Talk about initializers and how to zero structures.
  2) I ask "is there a machine that doesn't represent null pointers as
     zero?" to illustrate that is nearly no variation in the
  3) You respond with a curt response about the C standard without
     addressing the point.
  4) I try again, politely.
  5) You respond with more about the standard.

Yes, I used sarcasm. I am poking fun at your know-it-all attitude.

Chill out.


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