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Re: RFC: status icon support

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: RFC: status icon support
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 15:13:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Dan Nicolaescu <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 might be easier to read for you personally, but it is harder for
> people that have never written/read any K&R code. Some emacs
> contributors have started programming after C was standardized, so they
> never had a chance to know any different (and its quite possible that
> some were even born after the standardization).

Old-style function definitions are still part of the C standard.  They
are only marked obsolescent.


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