The best way to work with strings?

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    Question The best way to work with strings?

    Why some people use pointers and not integer indexs to work with strings, and visa versa.

    Is one way better than the other?


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    In the past the pointer way tended to be faster, but now the difference in speed between the two is negligable. Just use whatever you think is easiest to follow and most natural for what you're doing.

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