RE: Upcoming GLib changes

On 30-Jun-99 Tim Janik wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jun 1999, Trog wrote:
>> > GString

I don't disagree with anything you've said, given the position you
are saying it from. I do, however, disagree with your position. It is
desirable to use strings as a mechanism for reducing (or eliminating)
buffer overflow problems. That is why most people do a strings
implementation. GLib does not provide that - and your position is
that it shouldn't aim to. This, unfortunately, also makes the strings
implemenation virtually worthless, as I don't think that anyone will
use it as a consequence of that position.

Even gtk+ hardly uses the current implementation.


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