From: Phil Nash (phil.nash.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-20 13:11:04
> >> > Pointers are Resources
> >> > Resources are not (all) Pointers.
> >> Actually,
> >> Pointers *refer to* resources
> >> Not all pointers refer to (are) resources
> > How about:
> > Pointers are a way of referring to resources.
> > Not all ways of referring to resources are pointers.
Alright - it seems everyone pulled me up on that lapse - I must remember to
be more careful round here ;-)
> But also:
> Not all pointers refer to resources.
Hmmm, unless you are thinking of null pointers I can't think of any pointers
that don't refer to resources. Perhaps we have a different definition of
Could you elaborate?
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