Subject: Re: man pages & style guide
To: J.T. Conklin <>
From: David Jones <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/07/1996 08:16:45
> Possibly for aesthetic reasons.  To not intrude upon the user's
> namespace, we'd have to prepend underscores to function argument
> names.
> 	extern foo __P((int __bar, int __quux, int __quuux, ...));

Argument names are pretty much ignored by the compiler.  They cannot conflict
with anything.

How does this intrude upon the user's namespace?