[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/Python ceval.c,2.200,2.201

Guido van Rossum guido@beopen.com
Thu, 31 Aug 2000 23:04:02 -0500

> You're setting yourself up for inconsistency if you don't always use a
> prototypical definition. In the above example, foo() must be
> declared/defined using a prototype (or you get warnings from gcc when you
> compile with -Wmissing-prototypes (which is recommended for developers)).
> But you're saying bar() should *not* have a prototype.
> -1 on dropping the "void" from the definition. I disagree it is bad form,
> and it sets us up for inconsistencies.

We discussed this briefly today in our group chat, and I'm +0 or
Greg's recommendation (that's +0 on keeping (void) in definitions).

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.pythonlabs.com/~guido/)