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Re: [libredwg] Testing suite samples

From: Jake
Subject: Re: [libredwg] Testing suite samples
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 20:14:01 -0500

I'm aware, there would just be a big difference in the API if the
library were C++ (classes, objects) instead of C (structs)

On Tue, 2010-01-19 at 20:03 -0200, Rodrigo Rodrigues da Silva wrote:
> Jake Abel wrote:
> > Upon first impression I thought your library was written in C, but then I
> > saw the email earlier about a C++ patch.  If it's to be a C++ library, then
> > the API probably ought to look like Autodesk's C++ ObjectARX API (not
> > verbatim, of course).
> It is actually a C library. The "C++ patch" by James DuPont was just to 
> ensure more strict typecasting - it makes libredwg compile under g++, 
> but it is still C code. C code is compatible with C++ (as long as it 
> doesn't use any C++ reserved words as variable names), and C++ 
> applications can link directly to C libraries, dinamically or statically.

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