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Re: Converting GCC to compilation with C++
On Sun, Jul 18, 2004 at 12:12:05PM -0300, Nicol?s Lichtmaier wrote:
> >Since each patch that adds functions is supposed to be reviewed, if
> >the review process were effective in enforcing coding standards, this
> >couldn't have happened. I also see dozens of places in the compiler
> >where line breaks around operators (usually "=") aren't done according
> >to our standards either.
> >The existance of these things is a very strong argument against any
> >claims that "improper" use of C++ would be rejected.
> Hi, I'm an outsider but... Why not creating a switch which would trim
> the C++ language to a "safe" subset? Then GCC could use this switch, and
> many projects (like Mozilla) could use it as well...
It's been suggested. See elsewhere in the thread for the kneejerk responses.
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