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Re: [pre-lexer-2 1/4] command: Factor command name matching out of comma

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: [pre-lexer-2 1/4] command: Factor command name matching out of command.c.
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2010 12:50:15 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 06:46:34AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      "char" is special.  There are three distinct character types:
>      char, signed char, and unsigned char.
> Thanks.  I didn't know that.  Is this specific to gcc or is it in C99 ?

It's even in C89.

>      > Also, the Gtk/Glib functions use plain char for UTF8 strings,
> Actually, that's not literally true.  The functions are declared to 
> take gchar *.  Glib then typedefs gchar to char.  Perhaps with some
> devious hack we could make gchar into something else, but I'm not 
> too sure how wise it would be to do that.

I think it would be a bad idea.

We seem somewhat stuck then.
Ben Pfaff

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