[cfe-dev] static const POD object

Dmitri Gribenko gribozavr at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 03:34:13 PST 2013

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 10:13 AM, zapadinsky <zapadinsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> And it is not a compiler defect.

It is a defect or an extension, depending on whether it was intentional or not.

> But why not to weaken this restriction by
> default? What harm can it cause? Clang is not a standard compliance tester.

Clang is a standards-conforming compiler.  Throwing in extensions
randomly is a disservice for users, because it allows them to write
code that is not conforming, and thus non-portable between compilers.
Your codebase is actually suffering from such behavior in MSVC now --
the codebase has code that compiles and works, despite not being valid


(j){printf("%d\n",i);}}} /*Dmitri Gribenko <gribozavr at gmail.com>*/

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