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@lordikon The reason I the function is laid out the way it is is because this is an assignment for school, and the prototypes for the functions are all in a header file that the teacher has given us, so I can't really change them.
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@lordikon The reason I the function is laid out the way it is is because this is an assignment for school, and the prototypes for the functions are all in a header file that the teacher has given us, so I can't really change them.
That's understandable. You might let your teacher know that passing strings by value causes a copy.

To be fair, he/she might not be using const references to strings because he's trying to keep the syntax a little bit more simple. Throwing 'const', ampersands and asterisks into the mix can be confusing for people newer to C++.
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