Programming language failings [was Re: strangest systems I've sent email from]

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Sun May 1 20:02:34 CDT 2016

On 04/30/2016 04:31 PM, Sean Conner wrote:

> I believe that's what the C99 keyword "restrict" is meant to address.

Closing the barn door after the horses have run off.  It's not in C++
and *must* be included by the programmer.  I suspect if you take 100 C99
programs, 99 of them will not include "restrict".

Because of legacy C code, "restrict" could not be assumed by default.



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