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Re: bloody warnings !
In article <9202061802.AA29951@cambridge.apple.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Bill St. Clair) writes:
>Many people haveexpressed dismay about the elimination of *compiler-warnings*
Here's a little file I put together a while
I am expressing dismay that people want to suppress compiler warnings.
They are there for a purpose.
I have adopted a rule for writing code, one that I follow religiously --
"There will be NO compiler warnings in any code that I produce!"
I believe that my strict obeyance of this rule has saved me countless hours
of debugging time as I work on failry large systems. I have inherited code
from others that produces pages after pages of warnings, 99.8% which are
harmless. Invariably, there will be one warning buried in the sea of
harmless ones that goes unnoticed and that will make my life miserable,
sometimes for days at a time.
Just my 2 cents worth.