> > > an extension then there's probably an easier way to get at the > > str2 = "hello" > > # Using string addresses > > strcmp2.call(addr1, addr2) # 0 > > strcmp2.call(addr1, addr3) # -1 > > Now you lost me again: if you can use a string as well as a > pointer then why bother to use the pointer? Are there places > where you cannot do that? Yes, pointers to pointers. Typically for unraveling data structures. > Just a thought: does it make sense to raise an exception or > print a warning if the string is not frozen? Otherwise the > address could point into limbo... Hm, good point. Dan This communication is the property of Qwest and may contain confidential or privileged information. Unauthorized use of this communication is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this communication in error, please immediately notify the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the communication and any attachments.
on 2006-05-03 20:58