Subject: Re: rfc: socketing it to gre
To: Darren Reed <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/15/2007 01:31:14
On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 10:21:12PM -0700, Darren Reed wrote:
> ...why are they better served by being an inline function than a macro?

The only thing that comes immediately to mind is that you get compile time
typechecking on the arguments to inline functions, instead of just any
functions the macros happen to call.  But that's not a tremendous gain...

  Thor Lancelot Simon	                           

  "The inconsistency is startling, though admittedly, if consistency is to
   be abandoned or transcended, there is no problem."	      - Noam Chomsky