[cfe-dev] RFC: Nullability qualifiers

David Chisnall David.Chisnall at cl.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jun 25 02:01:02 PDT 2015

On 24 Jun 2015, at 21:39, Douglas Gregor <dgregor at apple.com> wrote:
> Another addendum: due to the conflict with glibc’s __nonnull, we’ll be renaming the __double_underscored keywords to _Big_underscored keywords, e.g.,
> 	__nonnull -> _Nonnull
> 	__nullable -> _Nullable
> 	__null_unspecified -> _Null_unspecified

Has anyone proposed these to WG14?  They seem like they’d be good additions to the C standard and, if nothing else, it would be good to make sure that the next C standard doesn’t use the same spelling for something subtly different.


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