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Ian Bell
02/27/06 15:00
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#110885 - Come off it
Responding to: Andy Neil's previous message
Andy Neil said:
Tsk, tsk - citing a particularly bad piece of 'C' is really no way to recommend assembler, now, is it...?

C is particularly bad in this respect as it is such a poorly typed language. In control systems where the precise values can mean life or death I have no hesitation in pointing out the serious shortcomings of C. Not only that, this particular example illustrates just how easy it is not to think about the problem before coding it.

In assembler you cannot avoid thinking about the problem in depth. That's recommendation enough for me.


List of 29 messages in thread
Keil C51 and Math      Laki Matt      02/25/06 15:00      
   Eval version?      Andy Neil      02/25/06 16:48      
      Not only but also      Ian Bell      02/26/06 03:40      
         Come now      Andy Neil      02/27/06 12:22      
            Come off it      Ian Bell      02/27/06 15:00      
               poorly typed      Erik Malund      03/03/06 07:58      
                  Typing (sic)      Ian Bell      03/03/06 09:41      
                     Ian      Erik Malund      03/06/06 08:42      
                        What type?      Ian Bell      03/06/06 15:31      
                           any decent compiler will give you a warn      Erik Malund      03/06/06 15:39      
                              it depends      Neil Kurzman      03/06/06 17:58      
                                 Get Promoted      Ian Bell      03/07/06 15:45      
                                    Too much promotion!      Andy Neil      03/08/06 01:43      
                                       Hells Bells      Ian Bell      03/08/06 06:33      
                                          Ding Dong!      Andy Neil      03/08/06 09:20      
         C vs assembler, take 655321      Andy Peters      03/08/06 10:49      
            anyone else will be a programmer in name      Erik Malund      03/08/06 11:01      
            Programmer laziness      Ian Bell      03/08/06 11:11      
   WebPage ?      Laki Matt      02/26/06 06:31      
      Much different      Steve M. Taylor      02/26/06 09:51      
         And Also      Neil Kurzman      02/27/06 12:49      
            Eh ?      Steve M. Taylor      02/27/06 12:55      
             C and C++      Andy Neil      02/27/06 14:13      
         Portable?      Andy Neil      02/27/06 14:11      
      handle your microprocessor functi      Erik Malund      02/27/06 07:36      
         Hm,      Laki Matt      02/27/06 12:41      
            Keil does it      Neil Kurzman      02/27/06 12:51      
               Floating point      Andy Neil      02/27/06 15:00      
                  Thanks,      Laki Matt      02/27/06 16:21      

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