What is Expressiveness in a Computer Language

David Hopwood david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Jun 24 17:15:51 CEST 2006


Dr.Ruud wrote:
> Marshall schreef:
>>Rob Thorpe:
> 
>>>Can I make a type in C that can only have values between 1 and 10?
>>>How about a variable that can only hold odd numbers, or, to make it
>>>more difficult, say fibonacci numbers?
>>
>>Well, of course you can't in *C*; you can barely zip you pants with C.
>>But I believe you can do the above in C++, can't you?
> 
> You can write self-modifying code in C, so I don't see how you can not
> do that in C. ;)

Strictly speaking, you can't write self-modifying code in Standard C.

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David Hopwood <david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk>



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