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Comment Re:"Informative" my ass, overrated more like (Score 1) 609

Ummm... we must have different definitions of abrupt.

Turn off the engine in any standard transmission vehicle I have driven and you slow quickly, but not abruptly... The engine makes a decent brake, but not a good one.

Parking in gear only on any grade more than a slight slope and the car will creep down the hill. The steeper the hill, the faster it creeps.

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (9) Dammit, little-endian systems *are* more consistent!