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Subject: Re: [SG15] module source suffixes
From: Ville Voutilainen (ville.voutilainen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-08-29 12:21:43


On Thu, 29 Aug 2019 at 20:03, Olga Arkhipova via SG15
<sg15_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> I’d like to better understand the reasons why people find new file extension for module interface sources problematic/undesirable. Can somebody describe some scenarios where new extension will cause problems while having modules with old extension will not?

A bit less than 20 years ago, half of my tools didn't think .cpp is a
c++ source file, and the other half
didn't think .C or .cc are. That was not a pleasant experience. While
such problems are temporary by nature,
they are annoying.


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