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Re: [vox-tech] behind the scenes of static

On Fri, 26 Jul 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> > > or do we just use the same keyword to denote two very different things?
> >
> > That's my understanding.
> that's too bad.  "static" (IMHO) sounds like it applies to static
> automatics, but i can think of a ton of more suitable keywords for
> static external objects.

No kidding.  Things get more confusing with C++.  Stroustrup says people
hated new keywords so he had to give new functionalities to
already-approved keywords to make new functionalities acceptable.  Ugh.


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