[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dead code cleanup - C++

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Sat Jan 27 10:41:28 CET 2007

On Fri, Jan 26, 2007 at 11:50:03PM -0800, John Kelley wrote:
> Also, not that anyone here probably cares but it is standard practice
> for any library that is used in C++ and written in C to include extern
> C in its public headers.

That basically is the main argument for keeping it. On the other hand I
think that this practice was a very stupid idea, blurring C and C++ as
if they were one thing. Which they are concerning the issue at hand
(linking) they are not even remotely.
I am simply undecided on this issue...

Remar D?ffinger

P.S.: I always wondered where people saw that big difference between
Java and C, except for the libraries you use. Sure, you have "objects"
but most C code turned out to be just as object-oriented without those
special-purpose helpers...

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