Subject: Re: Style guide
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Greg Hudson <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/28/1997 11:26:59
> We can add to our local style rules that a function may never take a
> char, a float or any type that is promotable.

So what do I do if I want to make a function which takes a uid_t, or a
mode_t, or an off_t?  Hope that they're not promotable types?  Hope
that they fit into a long?