bluesky idea: __attribute__ (netorder)

Mike Stump mrs@wrs.com
Fri Sep 4 16:34:00 GMT 1998


> Date: Fri, 4 Sep 1998 13:03:30 +0100 (GMT)
> From: Matthew Kirkwood <weejock@ferret.lmh.ox.ac.uk>
> To: egcs@cygnus.com

> How hard would __attribute(__ (netorder) be to implement?

I think it would be better to encapsulate network addresses with an
object (C++).  You already get full type safety with a real object,
and it is comptible (with a recompile) with longer addresses or
different styles of addresses.



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