Must casting destroy lvalueness?

John Gilmore gnu at hoptoad.uucp
Wed Oct 29 15:41:23 AEST 1986

One interesting thing for people who don't understand this issue to do is
to ask yourself what the compiler should do for a construct like:

	int i = 17;

Again, don't post your favorite answer to the net.  Just think about it.

PS:  When you're done that one, try:

	double i = 17;
John Gilmore  {sun,ptsfa,lll-crg,ihnp4}!hoptoad!gnu   jgilmore at
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