Re: Pass by ref vs. value
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 21:07:29 GMT
Francis Glassborow wrote:
> But unlike C, the novice does not have to learn all those tricky bits
> of C++. String handling is the classic example but there are many
No, but they've got to learn a bunch of other stuff instead -- objects,
C's a very small language; it's not at all difficult to learn the
itself. Learning what to *do* with the language and learning the common
pitfalls -- in short, mastering the language -- can take quite a while
and is orders of magnitude more difficult.
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