Silly newbie question - Carrot character (^)

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Sun Nov 7 18:53:10 CET 2010

On 2010-11-07, Roy Smith <roy at> wrote:
> Well, maybe I was being a little sarcastic.  The real point was that if 
> you make it hard for people to do the right thing (i.e. look up the 
> details in the reference manual), you should not be surprised if they do 
> the wrong thing (i.e. find some way to make it work by trial and error).

Fair enough.  That said, I don't think it's the *writing* of the C spec
that would make it hard for people to look up details.  Dunno for C++.

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