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I'm having one of those mornings where I try and catch up on new features they've stuck in C# and .NET. I have to say I don't always like what I read, maybe I'm a coding language Conservative or something, but I do sometimes come around to new features about five years late.

Nullable reference types (they're nullable already surely?) (Embracing nullable reference types | .NET Blog) is one such example that when I first heard about it a year or two ago I thought it so preposterous that I would never activate it, and sure enough there are no ?s at the end of my strings to date. Now do I dig in or accept change?

A null reference, well a null pointer, ultimately a bad address in memory just seems to me an inherent trap with computers. I first did it 40 years ago on a Commodore VIC20 before they had invented exceptions, the thing would just go mental until you switched it off. And every day since for that matter but usually by production such errors are gone. In development they're a good pointer (hey, a pun!) to where things aren't quite right yet.

I like things the way they are (were). How do you like nullable reference types?
Regards,
Rob Philpott.

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