c pointers and memory allocation

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Yeah, some of it has gone. There were two useful comments that I remember from that thread:

- someone reported having good success with using a garbage collection library in their C++ code, with minimal performance penalty... there are various libraries out there which you can use for this, such as libgc

- there was a discussion about sprintf(), which is the cause of significant numbers of buffer overruns in programs and contributes - for the umpteenth year running - to one of the top bugs in shipping programs, where I felt compelled to argue the case for the much safer snprintf / sprinft_s variants - it's a good habit to get into...
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