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Re: c++ language question
- To: echristo at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: c++ language question
- From: Mike Stump <mrs at windriver dot com>
- Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 18:40:18 -0800 (PST)
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
> Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 18:34:07 -0800
> From: Eric Christopher <email@example.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.