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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apachen/src/main alloc.c
Date Thu, 23 Oct 1997 12:34:19 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 20 Oct 1997, Martijn Koster wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, Oct 20, 1997 at 01:11:24PM -0700, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> > 
> > > Should we maybe make all '//' comments use /*  */?  Will cygwin gcc (if
> > > someone ever comes up with a gnu Makefile for the NT version) support '//'?
> > >  Just wondering... 
> > 
> > Please. If not, you need to document somewhere that SGI compilers need
> > -Xcpluscomm or else they barf on //.
> 
> This isn't really the point, but I remember reading somewhere that a
> recent rev to th ANSI C spec now allows the use of //
> comments. *shrug*
> 

Urg. I'll -1 any vote that allows //. Even if the newest rev. OKs
them, this will break many, many sites unless they have such an
updated compiler.

> Personally, I think we should use BASIC comments (the REM keyword, if
> I recall correctly). If people's C compilers don't support it, that's
> their fault, right? :)
> 

Or maybe Pascal... {* *} ??

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