Re: A little disappointed

From: Anthony Borla (ajborla_at_bigpond.com)
Date: 11/29/04


Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 04:50:22 GMT


"Gary Labowitz" <glabowitz@comcast.net> wrote in message
news:6rOdna6WWd9owzfcRVn-sw@comcast.com...
> "Anthony Borla" <ajborla@bigpond.com> wrote in message
> news:vhsqd.51548$K7.2897@news-server.bigpond.net.au...
> >
> > Also, one important reason pointers have been problematic in
> > C and C++ is because pointer misuse often 'brings down the
> > whole house' [i.e. program crashes, core is dumped etc]. It's
> > probably human nature to want to avoid [rather than understand
> > and try to circumvent] practices which lead to such catastrophic
> > events.
> >
>
> "core" sir? When's the last time you used a 1401? Ah, your
> age is showing (and I suppose mine, too).
>
> Just couldn't resist ::)
>

Ah, but hopefully with age comes wisdom [or maybe that's just a polite way
of describing the increasing tendency to waffle as one gets older ;) !]

Cheers,

Anthony Borla