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Re: Removing ansi2knr support

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: Removing ansi2knr support
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2002 16:19:27 +0200

> I'd like to propose that we consider removing ansi2knr from mailutils. 
> The GNU coding standards now permit the use of ANSI C, and I suspect
> that ansi2knr is never getting testing or used.  It's worth noting that
> there was a similar discussion on the GCC list, and the only places that
> they're keeping KNR support is in code that gets used to build a
> bootstrap compiler for HPUX.  I think it's probably reasonable to ask HP
> folks to download GCC.

Agreed, though I still have access to a K&R compiler to test the stuff
if necessary.

> Also, what do folks think about using new constructs from C99?

I agree with Alain, let's try to be as backward-compatible as


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