[vorbis-dev] Building vorbis - please help

David K. Gasaway dgasaway at bigvalley.net
Mon Jan 29 23:31:05 PST 2001

> At 10:09 PM 1/29/01 -0800, you wrote:
> >There's a good chance there is such an option.  As I said, I've added
> >the casts for now, but will be forcing BCB to use C later.  I felt
> >the same about the casts, but Michael didn't seem entirely receptive,
> >so I dropped the subject altogether. :)
> The casts aren't really a big deal by themselves. However, there are a
> lot of them, they aren't needed, and they make source less readable.
> C++ requires them, C doesn't. Different languages. If it was
> portability issue with a C compiler that decided to be silly, then
> that'd be a different matter, maybe. It isn't.

"Readable" is a matter of opinion...I find code *with* explicit casts 
more readable.  Really, I don't care though.  I'm compiling oggenc 
as C now, and I'm positive I could go back and take the casts back 
out.  I was just teasing a little.

> Michael

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29 January 2001

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