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Re: [bug-grep] PARAMS, gnulib update and const

From: Claudio Fontana
Subject: Re: [bug-grep] PARAMS, gnulib update and const
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 14:41:32 +0100 (CET)

> I would be happy with removing any kind of support
> for pre-c89 compilers that 
> is awkward for us, such as this PARAMS business.

deal then.

> I find it very helpful when used appropriately
> (which is usually to declare 
> that a pointer is not to be used for writing to the
> pointed-to objects).

Yeah, the problem is that it is a declaration of
intent, that if violated (and it is), causes more harm
than good. Also, const in protos cause 'const

I like almost everything in c89, but I can not digest
const. I only use it when forced by the library.

However, you like it, you keep it.


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