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Re: PARROT QUESTIONS: Use the source, Luke

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Paul Kienzle
July 15, 2002 06:31
Re: PARROT QUESTIONS: Use the source, Luke
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On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 02:26:55AM +0000, Ashley Winters wrote:
> On Monday 15 July 2002 02:25 am, Brent Dax wrote:
> > -C library wrappers:  This is Parrot's version of the function, so it
> > makes sense to prefix it with Parrot_.
> >
> > The third category I can see having a prefix of plat_ (for platform) or
> > some such, and perhaps the second could have misc_, but I foresee that
> > becoming annoying.  (Which seems better to you, Parrot_sprintf or
> > misc_sprintf?)
> c. parrot_sprintf

Why does Parrot need C library wrappers?  For portability?  If so, then for
portability external applications should also use the wrapped functions, which 
means they are part of the Parrot API and so they should be prefixed with Parrot_.

Paul Kienzle

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