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From: Ian Lance Taylor <>
Subject: Re: ANSI strings, comment style, ...
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 1997 15:46:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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   Date: Tue, 4 Nov 1997 15:38:12 -0800
   From: Doug Evans <>

   You're using ANSI C facilities to stop strings from running past
   80 columns.  Someone correct me if I'm wrong but I believe
   that's a no-no.  [Is it written down somewhere what, if any,
   of ANSI C facilities one can use for GAS?  Should we set a timeframe for
   when we'll start allowing such things?]

gas and the binutils are, of course, a special case, because they may
be required to bootstrap the compiler.  My inclination is to never
permit ANSI C features.  Or, to be slightly more reasonable, let's say
not for the next five years.


  reply	other threads:[~1997-11-04 15:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
1997-11-04 15:39 Doug Evans
1997-11-04 15:46 ` Ian Lance Taylor [this message]
1997-11-04 16:43   ` Ian Dall
1997-11-04 16:43     ` Ian Lance Taylor

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