[TUHS] Did realloc ever zero the new memory?

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Sun Sep 13 23:45:39 AEST 2015

Derek Fawcus scripsit:

> While I'd pronounce zealloc as Zee-alloc;  I'd not be inclined
> to pronounce zalloc that way,  nor as Zed-alloc, but as Zal-loc
> (rhymes with Sal-loc).  Maybe Larry had this pronounciation
> in mind?
> Similarly,  I pronounce 'calloc' as Kal-loc not, See-alloc.


> So other folk from England should have no trouble :-)

Nor other Yanks.  :-)

That, of course, leads directly to the vexed question of how to pronounce
"char".  For me, it is "tcharr", for others "care".

John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        cowan at ccil.org
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