[vlc-devel] [PATCHv3 05/13] input/item: add slave entries

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Wed May 18 00:05:27 CEST 2016

On 17/05/2016 18:45, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Well, I think almost everybody is aware of the controversy surrounding _t. In
> principles, that suffix is reserved for the implementation (the compiler and
> run-time). However VLC and plenty of other programs violate that requirements
> because programmers can´t read specifications.

I'd argue that we shouldn't care about this _t thing. It's used 
everywhere in VLC and other programs. We have bigger bugs to fix.
Maybe the specification/law is not right/good idea.

I'd say that we need to use a second exception, after the printf/null 
one, for this.

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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