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Re: [open-source] Re: Wish for 2002 ...
- From: Markus Friedl <markus at openbsd dot org>
- To: Sandy Harris <sandy at storm dot ca>
- Cc: "Martin v. Loewis" <martin at v dot loewis dot de>, aoliva at redhat dot com, netch at iv dot nn dot kiev dot ua, torvalds at transmeta dot com, mouring at etoh dot eviladmin dot org, eggert at twinsun dot com, leclerc at austin dot sns dot slb dot com, security-audit at ferret dot lmh dot ox dot ac dot uk, libc-alpha at sources dot redhat dot com, openssh at openbsd dot org
- Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 17:47:00 +0100
- Subject: Re: [open-source] Re: Wish for 2002 ...
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On Sat, Jan 12, 2002 at 11:44:04AM -0500, Sandy Harris wrote:
> He was talking about brace style, but I think the comment applies here.
> strn*() functions may not be precisely optimal, but they should be used
> in preference to strl*().
> Of course his comments on checking array bounds and on not re-inventing
> libray functions also apply.
i don't think so. even in the past broken APIs have been replaced
by better versions.