|Date:||June 2, 2005 / year-entry #137|
|Summary:||In response to the news that strncpy is so dangerous, at least one person has called for Visual Studio to revoke support for such a dangerous function, considering the continued support for the function grounds for holding the compiler manufacturer liable for any defects in programs compiled with that compiler. Well, for one thing, while...|
In response to the news that
Well, for one thing, while it's true that
For another thing, just because something is dangerous doesn't mean it shouldn't be supported. Pointers and casts are dangerous, but I don't see them disappearing from C or C++ any time soon.
Third, support for
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