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Re: KNF and the C preprocessor

On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 11:42:34AM +0000, Roland C. Dowdeswell wrote:

> Well, the theory is (whether you believe it or not) is that the
> macro name is supposed to give the impression that it will ``bail''
> which is commonly understood to mean jump to the cleanup code at
> the bottom of the function.  I would thus argue that it does more
> or less leave the flow of control relatively obvious.

Modern choice of name would be TRY and have a macro CATCH that
creates the label.

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