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Re: lynx-dev Saner mouse in lynx with ncurses

From: Larry W. Virden
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Saner mouse in lynx with ncurses
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 06:13:20 -0500 (EST)

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>> Just as a matter of programming style, would this not be better implemented
>> as an enum?
>maybe/maybe not - storing enum values as int's doesn't always work well
>on older compilers (which Lynx builds on).  If I saw it as an enum, I'd
>have to take that into consideration.

The other thing is that, sad to say, enum's just do not give you any
advantage in C.  In general, C doesn't do any kind of error checking for
enums, so it turns out to be the equivalent of defines anyways.
Larry W. Virden                 <URL:mailto:address@hidden>
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