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[–]d3rr 4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 1 fun - 7 months ago (2 children)
For sure, all would be lost without them. I ride on the back of pointers, blissfully unaware of them in muh high level languages.
[–]JasonCarswell 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 7 months ago (1 child)
[–]d3rr 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun - 7 months ago (0 children)
It's a mechanism in low level languages like c or c++ that let's you refer to memory addresses/locations directly. If you mess it up your app or whole system crashes.