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Re: RFC: status icon support

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: RFC: status icon support
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 12:46:06 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:
>> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>>     Please no K&R in new code.  
>>> We have no policy against K&R style.  I recently accepted non-K&R
>>> function definitions in Emacs sources, but I still do not particularly
>>> like it.  K&R style is easier to read anyway.
>> It stops the compiler from doing type checking and type conversions, for
>> one thing.
> Unless you add prototypes.

In which case you have
a) undefined behavior (the compiler need not check whether the prototype
   matches the function declaration).
b) not K&R compatible C, so where is the point?

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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