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- Subject: Re: Userdata
- From: Markus Ewald <Markus_Ewald@...>
- Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2001 20:31:16 +0200
Gavin Wraith schrieb:
> On Thu 26 Jul, James Hearn wrote:
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > Apologies to all - I know that a great cry of "pedant" will
> > > > rise to the sky - but 'userdata' is a plural. One userdatum,
> > > > two userdata. It is like 'media' - one medium, two media.
> > > > Sorry - but anything else feels wrong.
> > >
> > >
> > > Most of my userdata points to several bytes :-)
> > >
> > > /Erik
> > Shh! Don't interrupt the pedant! You might get bytten!
> > --James Hearn
> The pedant is quite happy with 'one pointer, two pointers'.
> The problem arises with not distinguishing the pointer from
> its target, an overloading which I suspect is hardwired into
> the human brain.
We're trying to be effective :)
typedef USERDATA TYPE_FOR_POINTER_POINTING_TO_USERDATUM;
Anyway, as you know, hungarian notation already suggests constructs like
> Gavin Wraith (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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