// for comments

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Sat Feb 13 12:33:26 UTC 2016

Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> There are quite a few uses of // as comments.  (Also several in URLs in 
> comments)
> Do we plan to use any compilers that don't support that?
> Is it OK to use them?  If we find occasional uses, should they be fixed?

C99 allows these, so they're within our conformance baseline.

I'd say fix them if and only if you think they're visually distracting.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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