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- Subject: Re: variable semantics vs value semantics (was Re: Interfacing luawith C)
- From: RLake@...
- Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2003 16:05:08 -0500
Peter Hill escribió:
> I disagree. In C "lvalues" (ie, variables) have a type but *so do*
> (ie, objects). Though rvalues do have a short lifetime (such that they
> only exist on the stack) they are objects independent from variables,
> carrying their own type.
And exactly where do they carry it? How do you figure out what the
type of an arbitrary C value is?
They "carry" a type during compilation. But that is not the same thing.