Posted Mar 6, 2007 6:59 UTC (Tue) by njs
In reply to: bad taste
Parent article: Quote of the week
Dunno what nix was thinking either way, but I'd draw a real sharp distinction between "length prepended" and "length indicated". string buffer plus length sitting next to it (or wrapped up in a structure) = The Right Thing, string buffer with initial byte overloaded to indicate length = eewwwwwwww.
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