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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-06 19:45:28

At 09:25 AM 8/6/2002, Pete Becker wrote:

>At 09:15 AM 8/6/2002 -0400, Beman Dawes wrote:
>>The new regression test reporting [optionally] makes compiler warnings
>>visible. That seemed to be a Good Thing, but it isn't 100% obvious
>>warnings we should be chasing.
>Warnings create, in essence, language variations. Today they're one of
>biggest obstacles to portability.

Sigh... I'm afraid you're right.

That would argue for either not reporting warnings at all, or only
reporting warnings that are likely to be common to many platforms.

I'd like to hear from others. Or maybe nobody cares about warnings and we
should forget the whole idea.


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