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Re: wmappl

On Thu, 2002-07-11 at 22:29, Mij wrote:
> Bastien Nocera wrote:
> >On Thu, 2002-07-11 at 07:48, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> >  
> >
> >No need to send your humours to me. K&R never said that char should be
> >signed, it's not the norm. People just assume it, "Hey, it works on my
> >machine, so it should work everywhere". Next you're gonna tell me that
> >MMX assembly should also work on PPC because "What benefits do we get
> >from being incompatible with the rest of the world?".
> >
> >Your time would be better spent fixing the programs that make this wrong
> >assumption.

Please, quote properly, I wrote that, not Albert.

> Agree with Albert here.
> Standards are more precious than how most people think.
> Many peoples treat K&R as bible. They are authors of a widely used 
> programming language,
> (not *good*, but *widely used*), but their book is one surely not one of 
> the best every written.

/Bastien Nocera

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