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Re^5: When to (and not to) use sv_2mortal()by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Oct 28, 2011 at 22:56 UTC||Need Help??|
This is the sort of thing that if I'm going to invest the time in learning it, I want to learn it right.
Once you get past the initial get something working stage is when it gets interesting and then frustrating.
For example, in this version of your code I've stripped out a whole bunch of macros and it still compiles clean and runs leak-free. Unsuprisingly, it is a tad quicker:
But then you start wondering why all those apparently unneeded macros are used in the samples. They obviously are required on some occasions, but when? And why?
It is answers to these questions that are much harder to obtain.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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