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> > Could you please clarify?
>
> /* very contrived example */
> int boolean_case(int n)
> {
> switch (n) {
> case 0: /* do stuff to make n true */ return 0; break;
> case 1: return 1; break;
> }
> }
>
> any value could get into this function. What then? It should at the
> very least return some half-way reasonable value, if not print an error
> message, when passed an unexpected input. G++ says warning: control
> reached end of non-void function "function_name".

We cant afford to blow megabytes of memory on little messages and billions
of extra checks that slow the machine down.

Alan





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