Subject: Re: a new KNF (and some comments)
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/2000 13:01:13
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Christian E. Hopps writes:
>This argument continues but I'm wondering: ``Do we even have any of these
>whacko prototypes in our ABI?'' Its not worth arguing about how we
>might screw our users if we won't. :)
We have a few, most visibly the mathf() functions.
>I was under the impression that one was supposed _avoid_ using < int
>sized types, all the time, precisely becuase of the __P() lossage.
Yah, but a few sneak through - but in all those cases, we've already
broken the K&R ABI, and we're using ANSI prototypes.