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Thu Jul 10 23:35:29 CEST 2003
Charles Richmond <richmond at ev1.net> wrote:
> int *p, x, y;
> y = x/*p;
> is quite different from:
> y = x / *p;
> The first way, "/*" will begin a comment...the second way,
> you get the integer "x" divided by the integer pointed to by "p".
Ouch!! That is one reason code coloring is *important*.
I remember working in Fortran and being confused why the compiler was
not accepting the if statement, 'til we looked at the cards and saw it
was a "1F" statement.
Walter It is difficult to get a man to understand something," wrote
Upton Sinclair, "when his salary depends upon his not understanding it."
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