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Re: [DotGNU]__gc arrays

From: Rhys Weatherley
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]__gc arrays
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 21:51:10 +1000
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On Wednesday 21 April 2004 10:21 pm, Alex Stephens wrote:

> > Since it requires the programmer to take explicit action to use, I have
> > never really understood how it helps prevent sloppy programming.
> I agree it doesn't prevent sloppy programming but it would prevent
> overflows leading to security problems since the program will just
> terminate with an exception.

Only if the programmer uses the managed array capability.  If they write 
ordinary C code, then the arrays are unmanaged by default and all bets are 



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