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Re: RFC: attribute "unpadded"


Paul Koning <pkoning@equallogic.com> writes:

|> What I meant is: as far as I know, C has never had types that have
|> this sort of properties, so the new class is unlike normal C types.
|> And the restrictions are of a kind that a lot of C programmers would
|> probably find rather surprising.  (It's not that they don't make sense
|> if you analyze what is going on.  But C, nor for that matter any of
|> the half dozen or so languages I can think of, doesn't have any types
|> that aren't permitted as array elements.)

C always had function types and incomplete types, both are not valid as
array elements.  But the new types are neither functions nor incomplete,
so there is something new about them.

Andreas.

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