[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] rtp.h warning

Måns Rullgård mans
Thu Mar 22 22:13:46 CET 2007

Glenn Maynard <glenn at zewt.org> writes:

> On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 08:37:00PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> > It's a C library; the external headers should compile in C++ code.
>> It's a C library, its headers are C, and they need not at all compile
>> as C++.  Despite the common misconception, C is *not* a subset of C++.
> What I meant was "a good C library should have interface headers that
> compile in C++ code", which ffmpeg does.

A good C library need not give a damn more about C++ than it does
about Fortran, Ada, or Common Lisp.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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