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Re: [using gcc book] ch5.6 referring to a type with typeof

On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Zack Weinberg wrote:

> Chris Devers <> writes:
> > On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> >
> >> So I would strike out all discussion of [plans].
> >
> > Here, or everywhere?
> I meant just here.

Oh good.

> > Would it be prudent to seek out some or all examples of these future
> > looking statements & put them on the list for review? I'm thinking
> > that this would be a very large amount of material to examine.
> It may well be a lot of material.  However, I think it would be a good
> idea.  A lot of those statements are quite old.

Alright then, I'll put up links to the .texi files I'm working on, and
will generate

> >     Names that start with underscores are used for the local
> >     variables. This reduces the risk of conflict with variable
> >     names occurring in the expressions substituted for 'a' and
> >     'b'. There is no way to eliminate this risk entirely, but
> >     it can be avoided in practice by sticking to such a naming
> >     convention.
> >
> > Does it still gets the point across this way?
> That sounds good to me.

Okay, it's in. Thanks for the help.

Chris Devers

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