On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 06:10:46AM +0900, gabriele renzi wrote:
> il Mon, 31 Mar 2003 03:06:52 +0900, "Josef 'Jupp' Schugt"
> <jupp / gmx.de> ha scritto::
> 
> >The problem are programs that use limits for the size of data but do
> >force-limit the data to that size. Many such programs are written in
> >C and C++ but that rather means bad programmers. Most problems can be
> >avoided by using 'n' functions in place of non-'n' functions:
> >
> 
> sure but using n function means a loss in performance .

You mean in the end while looping over bytes also increasing a counter
and checking against a bound. OUCH. Yes, that hurts.

-Martin