[Numpy-discussion] numpy and C99

Darren Dale dsdale24@gmail....
Fri Oct 23 08:48:01 CDT 2009


On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 9:29 AM, Pauli Virtanen <pav+sp@iki.fi> wrote:
> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 09:21:17 -0400, Darren Dale wrote:
>> Can we use features of C99 in numpy? For example, can we use "//" style
>> comments, and C99 for statements "for (int i=0, ...) "?
>
> It would be much easier if we could, but so far we have strived for C89
> compliance. So I guess the answer is "no".

Out of curiosity (I am relatively new to C), what is holding numpy
back from embracing C99? Why adhere to a 20-year-old standard?

Darren


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