Subject: Re: your mail
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Scott Reynolds <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/27/1996 10:28:54
On Wed, 27 Mar 1996, John F. Woods wrote:

> Believe it or not, the members
> of the ANSI C committee were also a team of bright, knowledgable experts,
> who (astonishingly enough) did not invent this restriction JUST TO IRRITATE
> YOU.

Now, the thing that really boggles my mind is that while a non-int main() 
is specifically identified as illegal, no diagnostic message is 
required.  This is self-defeating.  Why make it illegal if you're not 
going to at least warn about, if not enforce it?