Subject: Re: ignoring return values from functions.
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Martin J. Laubach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/19/2001 04:03:38
| Casting return values to (void) is even explicitly discouraged by
| several style guides and probably stems from the use of some checking
| tools (some versions of lint perhaps?) and compilers which were a bit
| overzealous with things...
However at times it may be useful to note "yes I know I'm not
checking the return value, but the heck, I know what I'm doing".
Not that this intend wouldn't be better documented in a comment...