[vlc-devel] [DISCUSSION] To use or not to use EMPTY_STR?

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Fri Aug 5 14:57:20 CEST 2016

Le 2016-08-05 14:44, Filip Roséen a écrit :
> The questions raised also applies to macros such as VLC_UNUSED,
> VLC_CLIP, among others.

VLC_UNUSED works but it essentially NIH syndrome. It takes more space 
than the standard solutions:
- (void) cast, or
- in C++-only, anonymous parameter.

VLC_CLIP and the underlying __MIN and __MAX are bad because they are 
not expansion-safe. Furthermore __MIN and __MAX violate the namespace 

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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