From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-20 17:03:52
"Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> 1. Just document it. Not so good, IMHO.
>> 2. Document the special case and add a check for NULL pointers before
>> calling strcmp().
>> 3. Remove the special case alltogether. After all, I might want to check
>> that the pointers are equal and not the string they point to. This might
>> be the best solution, but breaks backward compatibility.
> In majority of the cases when user is comparing two character pointers he
> need namely "string comparison". Requiring to cast both sides to std::string
> is a big burden IMO.
> So I would choose solution 2.
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