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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: how to continue...
Date Fri, 01 Oct 1999 01:53:40 GMT
>Basically, it gets the low-hanging fruit for putting result parameters as
>the first parameter to a function.  This is just a first patch, because to
>do all the functions at once is a REALLY big patch, and I am sick of
>creating those.  I have tested this on dexter, mpmt_pthread, and prefork,
>this doesn't affect any of the performance, and it is just an ordering
>difference for the parameters.  Can I just commit this?  It will break
>everybody who happens to be working on a big commit right now.

If you are going to standardize on the result being the first parameter,
wouldn't it also make sense to have the context be the last parameter,
for those routines that use context?  I hesitate to even ask this, since
I am not too keen on the context parameter anyway.


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