Re: usage of reserved C++-keyword in cthreads.h
Adam Majer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> C++ is an _extention_ of C. IMHO, it is very easy for C programs to
> accomodate C++ [...]
I didn't say it was difficult. It's easy. It's also silly. Why
should I worry all the time about such adaptation?
How many languages do you want me to support?
C++ is an *incompatible* extension of C. Extension yes, compatible, no.
> It is a lot more difficult for C++ parser to accomodate
> non-portable C code. IMO, all proper C code should compile with
> a C++ compiler.
Only because you have decided that "proper" means something special
and new. I think "proper C code" means "C code that works well on C
> This is just my 2 cents, but this opinion is quite popular amonst
> coders and most source that doesn't do this, like cthreads, is
> simply not and if not fixed, it is replaced by more compatible
> libraries like pthreads.
pthreads is much better than cthreads. But not because the header
files might avoid certain legal variable names.