Subject: Re: C Language Standard(s)
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/11/1996 10:59:54
> Date: Wed, 10 Jan 1996 21:03:18 GMT
> From: (Christos Zoulas)

> As I mentioned above, there is usually no good reason to pass non 
> integral arguments [except in the float/double case] and for maximal
> portability libraries should be designed that way.

Use of non-integral sizes also makes it hard to have a uniform
argument-passing convention, needed for interoperability with
third-party libraries, or mixed-language programming, etc.

Gordon Ross