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Subject: Re: Challenging the deprecation of volatile compound statements
From: Arthur O'Dwyer (arthur.j.odwyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-02-12 11:49:32


On Fri, Feb 12, 2021 at 12:44 PM Jens Maurer <Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 12/02/2021 17.36, Arthur O'Dwyer via SG14 wrote:
> > Again, the null hypothesis is that this never happens, and we'd have to
> see some concrete examples from real codebases in order to provide evidence
> against the null hypothesis.
>
> The argument was that there are plenty of C header files from
> embedded system vendors that do this, and we want C++ to be
> compatible in this regard.
>
> I hope we can quote from such header files without much effort.
>

Right, but the null hypothesis is that this never happens, and we'd have to
[quote from such header files] in order to provide evidence against the
null hypothesis.
If that's easy, then awesome: let's see it in the paper.

–Arthur



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