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Re: Yet another newbie

From: Jonathan S. Shapiro <shap_at_eros-os.org>
Date: 2000-08-09 13:57:46 CEST

The ANSI C and C++ specifications both reserve names beginning with
underscores for the exclusive use of the runtime system. Such names should
definitely be avoided.

> According to this snippet from the C++ spec., it's *possible* that names
> with double underscores may conflict with symbols that are part of a C++
> compiler's implementation. Different syntactic sugar should probably be
> adopted for distinguishing between the SVN internal and external API to
> avoid the possibility of this compiler symbol name conflict.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:06 2006

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