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Re: cc-mode adds newlines

From: Benjamin Riefenstahl
Subject: Re: cc-mode adds newlines
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 12:54:24 +0100
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Hi Andries,

Andries Brouwer writes:
> It is also broken because the CC major mode is documented as "C
> mode: Major mode for editing K&R and ANSI C code", while K&R C is
> explicitly documented as not requiring a final newline.

You mean the K&R book explicitly said so in it's pre-standard edition?

Naturally there is not really a standard definition of pre-standard C.
>From what I know about C89, like most restrictions, the requirement of
a final newline was most likely made because one or more compilers
required it that were already implemented and used before the


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