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Re: c++ language question


> Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 18:34:07 -0800
> From: Eric Christopher <echristo@cygnus.com>

> In looking through some standards compliance for g++ I'm seeing
> __wchar_t defined as a reserved word instead of wchar_t.  Is this
> just something that hasn't been fixed yet, or am I missing something
> obvious (or subtle)?

Something subtle, and potentially old now.  It was just to avoid
compilation errors in old style C++ code (there was a time from before
wchar_t was a keyword).  If we wanted to, we could probably ditch
__wchar_t and do it directly.

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