... expressions can be written with a pointer and an offset. In this case, pointer/offset notation was used with the built-in array’s name as a pointer. The preceding expression does not modify the built-in array’s name; b still points to the built-in array’s first element.

8.9.3 Pointer/Subscript Notation

Pointers can be subscripted exactly as built-in arrays can. For example, the expression


refers to b[1]; this expression uses pointer/subscript notation.

Good Programming Practice 8.3

For clarity, use built-in array notation instead of pointer notation when manipulating built-in arrays.

8.9.4 Demonstrating the Relationship Between Pointers and ...

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