RTX-2000 processor PC/AT add-in card (any takers?)
Jecel Assumpcao Jr.
jecel at merlintec.com
Tue Apr 11 18:49:11 CDT 2017
Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote on Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:18:00 -0400 (EDT)
> > From: Sean Conner
> > I really think it's for *this* reason (the handler() example) that C
> > doesn't allow nested functions.
> I wouldn't be sure of that; I would tend to think that nested functions were
> left out simply because they add complexity, and didn't add enough value to
> outweigh that complexity. (In ~40 years of programming in C, I have never
> missed them.)
When block based languages evolved into modular languages (Ada,
Modula-2) they added a system with two levels: public and private
declarations. C got the same job done with its header files and separate
compilation and eventually was able to enforce that with "static"
If you have these two levels you will rarely (if ever) need extra ones.
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