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Re: How would *you* use an intern?


"Joseph S. Myers" <jsm28@cam.ac.uk> writes:

| On Wed, 30 May 2001, Phil Edwards wrote:
| 
| > > For instance, an
| > > easy thing might be to add some sort of structure to GCC's errors
| > > and warnings,
| > 
| > Gabriel Dos Reis had some rewrite of the diagnostics routines planned.
| > I think he was going to break them down into categories, including
| > "informational" messages (e.g., "by the way, we're using this conversion
| > sequence, which you maybe weren't expecting").  You could check with him
| > on this one.
| > 
| > I'd like structure and highlighting along the lines of
| > 
| >     http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/libstdc++/2000-q2/msg00318.html
| 
| Other things to do with diagnostics: make the type-printing facilities 
| available to the C++ compiler also available to C.  (Some comments on this 
| are filed in c/1027.)  Make the verbosity of diagnostics configurable.  

I'm definitely with you on this.  Zack already asked me to publish my
intentions.  I'll do shortly (I have to find an uncommited patch I
made one month ago and some notes).

-- Gaby
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