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Re: terminology: zero character vs. null character


On Sun, 12 Mar 2017, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Mar 2017, Manuel López-Ibáñez wrote:
> >> I am currently translating GCC into German. During that, I noticed that
> >> in some places the term "zero character" means '\0'. The official term
> >> though is "null character", as per the C standard.
> > I don't see anything explicit here: https://gcc.gnu.org/codingconventions.html
> > But I believe we follow standards' language and it should always be "null
> > character".
> 
> Agreed.
> 
> Joseph, do you also agree (and with the patch below to document this)?

Yes.

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Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com

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