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Re: Using C++ in GCC is OK


Robert Dewar <dewar@adacore.com> writes:

> A rather global comment. I think trying to do language
> design by the flood-of-email method is dubious. I would
> create a specific committee to reccommend a C++ coding
> standard (preferably based on one of the standard ones
> available, such as Google). And then when there is a
> completed document, ask for comments.

For those who missed it, I have already started that process, at

http://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/CppConventions

It is not based on an existing standard because I think we need to
accomodate the fact that GCC is a large existing code base written in
C and following an existing set of C conventions.

Ian


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