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Re: style convention: /*foo_p=*/ to annotate bool arguments
On 10/04/2016 03:08 PM, Jason Merrill wrote:
So true. One could claim that our coding standards made a fundamental
mistake -- by having all the API documentation at the implementation
rather than at the declaration. Sigh....
On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 4:29 PM, Zan Lynx <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On 10/04/2016 02:00 PM, Martin Sebor wrote:
This would have been easier if C++ had allowed the same default value to
be given in both the declaration and the definition:
void foo(int x, int y, bool bar_p = false);
void foo(int x, int y, bool bar_p = false)
There is really no point to duplicating it. The default value goes into
the headers which is what is read by users of the code.
In GCC sources, I think users look at the function definition more
often than the declaration in the header, the latter of which
typically has neither comments nor parameter names.