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Re: GCC Steering Committee decision on ISO C conversion
> From: Phil Edwards <phil at jaj dot com>
> Let me just ask for clarifcation on a point here:
> > ISO C Preferred
> > ---------------
> > All non-C language frontends (cp, java, f, objc, ada)
> > Traditional C Required
> > ----------------------
> > C frontend (files named c-*)
> So, we can convert the C++ front-end to happy C, but if that code is
> later merged into the C front end -- as is the goal, I'm told -- we
> have to convert it back to crappy C?
Yes. Though if you wait long enough, a future release of GCC may be
entirely C90. For now we're just talking about the 3.2 series.
Kaveh R. Ghazi Director of Systems Architecture
firstname.lastname@example.org Qwest Solutions