strong/weak typing and pointers

Greg Ewing greg at
Wed Nov 3 03:51:14 CET 2004

Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
> I'm no native speaker, so I maybe confused the meaning of permanent. In
> german, permanent not only means that things are enduring, but also that
> things are done on regular bases: "He permanently changed his cloth."

We would say "regularly", "frequently", "habitually", or
something like that. In English, "permanently" means
"once and for all".

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand

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