Python is DOOMED! Again!

Dan Sommers dan at tombstonezero.net
Tue Jan 27 02:09:23 CET 2015


On Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:11:45 +1100, Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> random832 at fastmail.us wrote:

>> (header files in the 1970s didn't even actually include function
>> signature information) - which did not even participate in
>> compilation at all.

> If C compilers didn't use the header files, what were they for?

The compiler did use the header files, but only for functions' return
types and other non-function-signature things (like macros and type
definitions).

Dan



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