[Python-Dev] C99

Sturla Molden sturla.molden at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 22:28:44 EDT 2016

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:

> I'm talking about 3rd party extensions. Those may require source
> compatibility with older Python versions. All I'm asking for is to not
> require source-level use of C99 features. 

This of course removes a lot of its usefulness. E.g. macros cannot be
replaced by inline functions, as header files must still be plain C89.

Sturla Molden

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