Re: [cc65] Another wish: Unsized Arrays in Structures

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From: Spiro Trikaliotis (
Date: 2003-01-28 10:35:27

Hello Uz,

you wrote:

> There is a feature called "flexible array members" in ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (E),
> is it that what you mean?

Don't know the standard, but it may be Christian's wish, yes.

> > (For a more detailed description look here:
> > "
> > m/class_6.asp")
> I'm sorry, but when accessing this page using Mozilla, I get redirected to a
> page with list of Microsoft topics ("Welcome to the MSDN library", ".NET
> Development" and so on). Are you sure that above page is accessible using
> other browsers than Microsoft Internet Exploder? If not, the URL is a good
> example why non standard features are evil.

Christian gave the wrong URL. When using the MSDN-Library links,
one has to use the "short version" which redirects correctly (I hope):

> They trick you into using their "unique" features, and once you notice that
> these features have severe disadvantages, it's too late, and the way out is
> very thorny.

I have seen this feature on other plattforms for embedded controllers long
before Microsoft used it, so I think you should not blame MS.

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