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Re: C99

From: Ben Greear via curl-library <>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:10:12 -0700

On 9/23/22 12:07 PM, Rodrigo s via curl-library wrote:
> This comment may be very off-topic, this is just my curiosity:
> My question is WHY???

So, there is zero chance that any of us know even 1% of other's use cases,
so just because it makes no sense to you means very little.

One can argue trade-offs, maybe it is worth going to new compiler variant if it
actually has some benefits. But if there are no real benefits to the folks
actually writing code for curl, then staying with older compiler requirements may help
some folks maintaining old systems.


Ben Greear <>
Candela Technologies Inc
Received on 2022-09-23