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From: Ingo Schwarze <schwarze@usta.de>
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@britannica.bec.de>
Cc: discuss@mdocml.bsd.lv
Subject: Re: mdocml [CVS_2015_11_07] C++ Declaration Guards
Date: Sat, 7 Nov 2015 15:34:49 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20151107143449.GF10393@athene.usta.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20151107142523.GA1186@britannica.bec.de>

Hi Joerg,

Joerg Sonnenberger wrote on Sat, Nov 07, 2015 at 03:25:23PM +0100:
> On Sat, Nov 07, 2015 at 03:06:30PM +0100, Ingo Schwarze wrote:

>> Besides, i want to strongly discourage any use of C++ in
>> software documentation.  Getting away from C++ is one of the
>> chief design goals of the mandoc project.

> Seriously, please don't call groff C++. It is not. It is C with classes.
> It doesn't even use the most fundamental data types like vectors.

You have a point.

Fortunately, INSTALL doen't talk about groff at all,
it only talks about mandoc design goals:

  One of the chief design goals of the mandoc toolbox is to make
  sure that nothing related to documentation requires C++.
  Consequently, linking mandoc against any kind of C++ program
  would defeat the purpose and is not supported.

So, i don't think i need to change anything there.

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  reply	other threads:[~2015-11-07 14:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-11-07  3:29 Peter Bray
2015-11-07  3:37 ` Guy Harris
2015-11-07 14:06 ` Ingo Schwarze
2015-11-07 14:25   ` Joerg Sonnenberger
2015-11-07 14:34     ` Ingo Schwarze [this message]
2015-11-07 14:37       ` Joerg Sonnenberger
2015-11-11 10:57     ` Steffen Nurpmeso

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