[Bf-committers] Blender 2.43 RC1

Stephen Swaney sswaney at centurytel.net
Mon Jan 8 15:26:11 CET 2007

On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 10:04:25AM +0100, Giuseppe Ghib? wrote:

> just one question.
> Why you used string[X] = 0, rather than string[X] = '\0'? Results of string
> termination should be the same (but the '\0' reminds we are dealing with a char string rather
> than a pointer), but just wondering of the various "styles" ... ;-)

Because the binary result is exactly the same.
Because it is a common idiom in C - hence the name NULL terminated string.

This just pointed-haired-boss nitpicking.  Let's *not* have a long
discussion about this here.

Stephen Swaney			
sswaney at centurytel.net

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