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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 1999-05-31 20:49:47

At 03:55 PM 5/31/99 +0200, Steinar Bang wrote:

>I don't know how relevant this is, but I did a survey some years ago
>about what file name extensions people were using for C++ code, and
>the results are here:
>(note. The Deja News article URL no longer works and I was unable
>find matches for myself older than 1997 on comp.lang.c++.moderated)
>(the result of this survey was that I would have to bite the bullet
>and accept a transition from .cc to the *hated* .cpp extension...:-/

Thanks for the data points.

It looks like .cpp and .h are the most common file types.
Like-it-or-not they are the de facto standards.

--Beman Dawes <beman_at_[hidden]>

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