Re: OT: Language War (Re: "C" Manual)
Dimitri Maziuk wrote:
> * William T Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org) spake thusly:
> > So... why *should* the programmer concern himself with individual bytes of
> > memory? (Assuming he is writing an ordinary application and not a hardware
> > driver or something similar).
> Because if he does not, his application will segfault and dump core.
Not if he's writing in a reasonable language for high-level applications
that takes care of all that stuff.