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Re: [avr-libc-dev] Sleep mode and global interrut enable

From: Joerg Wunsch
Subject: Re: [avr-libc-dev] Sleep mode and global interrut enable
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 22:16:55 +0100
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As Dmitry K. wrote:

> > > Could we perhaps get some new macros
> > > into sleep.h?

> The C99 standart has entered new data types with exotic names like
> _Bool, _Complex.  The reason consist that the choice of simple names
> (bool, complex) would lead to necessity to correct thousands already
> written programs.

>    What about to rename new 'sleep()' into another?

Yes, I agree with this.  The reason why we didn't chose sleep() in the
first place was in particular, that a function named sleep() is
typically used to pause program execution for that number of seconds,
which is something completely different than our sleep instruction

cheers, J"org               .-.-.   --... ...--   -.. .  DL8DTL

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