Hi all,
I got a doubt about const qualifier.
In a site i read that

The const qualifier really means ``read-only''; an object so qualified is a run-time object which cannot (normally) be assigned to. The value of a const-qualified object is therefore not a constant expression in the full sense of the term, and cannot be used for array dimensions, case labels, and the like. (C is unlike C++ in this regard.) When you need a true compile-time constant, use a preprocessor #define (or perhaps an enum).

Here what is the meaning of run-time object.

Last edited by sharmila; 4Apr2006 at 17:59..