[Python-Dev] #ifdef __cplusplus?

David Cournapeau cournape at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 18:31:17 CET 2009

On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 1:35 AM, Christian Heimes <lists at cheimes.de> wrote:
> David Cournapeau schrieb:
>> Can't those errors be found simply using appropriate warning flags in
>> the C compiler ?  C has stopped being a subset of C++ a long time ago
> Python's C code still follow the ANSI C89 standard. The fact puts 'long
> time ago' in a different perspective. :)

In my mind, C++ is largely responsible for C not being a subset of
C++, so the type of C used by the codebase is not that important in
that context.


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