Subject: Re: main return...
To: Ty Sarna <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/26/1996 16:11:38
Ty Sarna writes:
> Still though, void main in "hosted" (~= userland) programs is SO common
> that the standard might as well be changed to allow it.

Many bad practices are common. A compiler warning or two and thirty
seconds hacking one time too many will retrain people. I was a bit
unclear on this point once, but a vicious compiler taught me the right