Subject: Re: man pages & style guide
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Erik Bertelsen <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/08/1996 16:04:14
On Fri, 8 Mar 1996, Peter Galbavy wrote:

> This is one of those areas where I "quietly" disagree with JTC (and
> others etc...) and think that the ANSI environment brings such
> benefits to the developer in terms of prototyping, type standards
> etc that it should be considered a requirement for coding in C
> nowadays. It is not (as some people see it) a lazy programmers safety
> net.
I wholly agree !!!

Please look forward. Backwards compatibility with pre-ANSI/ISO C platforms
is Ok, but only if you can actually think of such platforms today (also
bearing in mind that the porting of gcc is a pre-requisite for porting

Best regards
Erik Bertelsen