// comments

Ken Raeburn raeburn at MIT.EDU
Tue Jan 6 11:50:15 EST 2009

On Jan 6, 2009, at 10:40, Sam Hartman wrote:
> I noticed Ken made a check-in to remove ISO C 99 style comments from
> the source tree.  Do we have compilers old enough that they don't
> support these comments in C mode?
> If not, why do we care?

I can't assert offhand that there's a compiler (or static analysis  
tool) that we care about for which it'll be a problem.  On the other  
hand, it's not one of the aspects of C 99 that we've decided to  
require, so far (as opposed to, say, 64-bit support).


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