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Re: [PATCH] C undefined behavior fix
firstname.lastname@example.org (Linus Torvalds) wrote on 04.01.02 in <Pine.LNX.email@example.com>:
> On Fri, 4 Jan 2002 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > The fact of the matter is that programs that execute undefined operations
> > are the crap.
> So says a language layer.
> Welcome to the real world, where language lawyering is secondary, and
> working programs (in the face of limitations of the languages) are
You argue (bogusly) from the standard, and then you say language lawyering
is the wrong way to address this debate?
Do you actually read what you write here?
> We're NOT talking about "undefined", we're talking about
> _implementation_defined_, which is a totally different matter.
Actually, there is considerable overlap. You just don't want to admit
Frankly, it is fairly offensive to take a language-lawyer position and
then try to wipe away other people's arguments as language lawyering.