Re: Introspection API

Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com> writes:

> On Mon, 2005-02-28 at 17:38 +0800, James Henstridge wrote:
>> At the same time, C header files are missing a lot of the information 
>> you'd want to include in the metadata.  You'll either end up with a lot 
>> of ugly comments in the header (for an extreme case, look at something 
>> like librpm's headers ...), or have the information separate from the 
>> definitions (which can result on them becoming out of date).
> I think magic comments are the way to go. The way to minimize them is to
> follow the conventions. If an API is "normal" then all the defaults
> should be right -> no magic comments. Right?
I don't know what you consider "normal", but a lot of functions could
use default arguments, and those must be encoded in magic comments,

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A. Because it breaks the logical sequence of discussion
Q. Why is top posting bad?

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