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Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2004 18:41:58 +0200
From: Egon Eckert <egon AT heaven DOT industries DOT cz>
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Subject: Re: assembly code of the "strange error" - program
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> Close but not quite correct, I think. It's actually  guaranteed to
> be initialized to all contained objects equalling their particular flavour
> of zero.  That's often the same as all bytes zero, but it doesn't have
> to be.

Huh?  What do you mean?  Something like

double a;

may be == 0.0, but not necessarily all bytes zero?  Or something more
obscure, without practical implications on common, modern hardware?  Any
examples?

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