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Eirik Berg Hanssen
January 30, 2011 11:47
Re: Time to update
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On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 8:39 PM, Abigail <> wrote:

> Slapping prototypes on existing functions has nothing at all to do with
> language evolvement.

  Slapping (or changing) prototypes on existing functions is merely a sign
that the programmer either is not paying attention or does not understand

  "It's probably best to prototype new functions, not retrofit prototyping
into older ones.  That's because you must be especially careful about silent
impositions of differing list versus scalar contexts."

  Docs still say this, right?


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