[Xcb] Win32 port - pls review

Barton C Massey bart at cs.pdx.edu
Wed Mar 31 00:51:30 PDT 2010

In message <4BB26C4D.8090109 at opentext.com> you wrote:
> _XCB_WINDEFS_H -- identifiers starting with underscore followed by
> another underscore or a capital letter are reserved in C (7.1.3). I've
> already lost this battle, as the rest of xcb already stomps on this
> namespace, but I thought I'd point it out.
> What does the rest of the list think? Is it better to use a name that
> resembles the rest of the names in XCB, or should we try to avoid the
> reserved namespace going forward?

I don't have a copy of the C spec handy, but if you are
right about 7.1.3 this is kind of insane.  Folks have been
using _FILENAME_H to wrap include files for literally as
long as I can remember.  What does the standard "reserve"
these names for, anyway?

I say we ignore it.


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