[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] extern "C" usage

Måns Rullgård mans
Sun May 13 19:54:37 CEST 2007

Ismail D?nmez <ismail at pardus.org.tr> writes:

> On Sunday 13 May 2007 20:37:19 Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> [...]
>> > > I agree strongly with emoving them but I suspect this is
>> > > controversial. C++ users do not like being reminded that using C
>> > > libraries is a form of FFI and not native C++
>> >
>> > But we never cared about C++ users, did we?  If I'm mistaken, and we
>> > do, it's about time we stopped.  I propose using a few C++ keywords
>> > like new or class in the headers too.  That should teach them.
>> besides the "BOFH because we can" attitude what would we gain by
>> adding new and class with the intent to break C++ applications?
> C++ applications are already broken with the usage of INT64_C macro.

Not true.  All they have to do is #define some senselessly long macro
before #including stdint.h.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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