Re: Public disclosure of discovered vulnerabilities

From: Unruh (unruh-spam_at_physics.ubc.ca)
Date: 05/22/05


Date: 21 May 2005 22:21:10 GMT

Jean-Marc Bourguet <jm@bourguet.org> writes:

>lindahl@pbm.com (Greg Lindahl) writes:

>> What if I *want* 2 sets of operators? I definitely don't
>> want the precedence of && to be the same as &, either.

>Not the best thing to say when arguing in favor of
>C... there are two sets of operators but the precedences are
>messed up.

>a & mask == value || b & mask2 == value2

>is parsed as

>(a & (mask == value)) || (b & (mask2 == value2))

Anyone who does not put explicity brackets around an expression like that
is idiotic. If nothing else it makes the expression readable by people.