[neomutt-devel] About C flavour (Was: Refactoring's cosmetics ?)

Pietro Cerutti gahr at gahr.ch
Thu Jan 26 14:13:59 CET 2017

On 2017-Jan-26, 13:26, guyzmo wrote:
> I'm not saying we absolutely *shall* enforce C11, but I wouldn't want to
> refuse to use a feature that would benefit neomutt because we've made an
> executive decision to stick with C99.

The are a strong reason for this "executive" decision: upstream isn't
going to adopt any C11 code we might write. This should be enough to
settle the debate (for the time being).

I honestly do not think that our developing experience and productivity
would boost by the couple of C11 features we would take advantage from.

Pietro Cerutti
gahr at gahr.ch
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