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Re: [PATCH] Optionally use deltas in dumpfiles

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-04-02 03:16:59 CEST

On Sun, Mar 28, 2004 at 01:34:50PM -0500, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-03-28 at 13:31, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> > Since this adds a second boolean flag to this function, would it make
> > sense to switch it to an integer with several bit flags so we can add
> > further such options in the future without changing the prototype?
> That might not be a bad idea, but it feels a little out of character
> relative to the rest of the API. Do other people have opinions?
> (This is where it would be really nice to have a language with named
> optional function parameters.)

We had discussed this on IRC in the past. Several people (though I
don't remember who all) thought it was a good idea. I think it's a good
idea. The intention was to take and start making boolean's into bit
flags on new APIs and when we get around to 2.0 replace existing boolean
API's with bit flag APIs.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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