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From: stumpf@gtenmc.gtetele.com (Jon S. Stumpf)
Subject: Ode to C
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 7:20:00 PST

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May your signals all trap
May your references be bounded
All memory aligned
Floats to ints rounded

Remember ...

Non-zero is true
++ adds one
Arrays start with zero
and, NULL is for none

For octal, use zero
0x means hex
= will set
== means test

use -> for a pointer
a dot if its not
? : is confusing
use them a lot

a.out is your program
there's no U in foobar

and, char (*(*x())[])() is a function returning a pointer to an array of pointers to functions returning char

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