Subject: Re: How to add a support function to libc
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Klaus Klein <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/19/2000 21:47:24 (Chris G. Demetriou) writes:

> While it's great to use something in the implementation namespace for
> solely internal purposes only, this is code that's meant to be called
> from user programs too, is it not?  If so, it should be in the normal
> user namespace -- just not prototyped in the headers if standards are
> in force, and aliased in libc and used internally in the aliased form.

The other way 'round, actually - it should be defined in
implementation namespace, and application namespace is to be supplied
with an alias.