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Re: Fwd: C++ PATCH: PR 20599 (1/3)
Gennaro Prota <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
| I don't like 'long long' for the simple reason that it doesn't scale
| well (what will be next? long long long?), nor I like some C99
| compatibility compromises.
I think it is fair to describe the vote at the time as "pinch your
nose and vote yes" :-)
| And finally (stopping with one foot and half in the off-topic hole) I
| wonder why 'nullptr' instead of 'null_pointer' or 'null_ptr' and why
| 'static_assert', with a verb, instead of 'static_assertion' (with
| noun). The latter has Boosthistorical reasons, of course, but once it
| is a declaration I find the verbal form disturbing.
It is still time to voice your concern: We're going to discuss null
pointer (and I hope vote on it) at the next meeting. Find someone on
the committee to relay your objections.