I would put this under "undefined behavior" and assume defining [B]a[/B] to be [B]b[/B] then [B]b[/B] to be [B]a[/B] to be a bad practice. Therefore I would abandon the concept of understanding what the compiler would do and move on to a different problem -- one that makes sense...
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On this point I would argue if you have lots of knowledge, but no special knowledge you are in danger of becoming a Jack of all trades instead of a master craftsman. (this is my biggest problem I'm too interested in all of it to stick to a genre)[/quote] … Read More
LOL ok i agree.
I still think that you have got some things right there and i also have got some things right there. And that UML eg. was meant to show the difference between knowledge and the use of a particular tool.
UML is just a … Read More
[quote=hollystyles]This all started over WaltP dismissing dilips' pre-processor macros as "undefined behavour" and not a real problem.
My arguement is it could be a real problem, and very possible in a large project. And the behaviour we have tested is clearly documented for the Gcc compiler and in the standard … Read More
[quote=hollystyles]Wow how old are you ? I'd expect to find you at slashdot rather than daniweb.:cheesy: I've read about those days, you submitted your code and didn't get output until that afternoon or maybe the next day![/quote] Old.... But we were on a PDP-10 Timeshare machine. Looked like the command … Read More