Subject: Re: C Language Standard(s)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Gordon W. Ross <email@example.com>
Date: 01/11/1996 10:59:54
> Date: Wed, 10 Jan 1996 21:03:18 GMT
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (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.