return expr and Decus-C - (nf)

bobm at zinfandel.UUCP bobm at zinfandel.UUCP
Wed May 16 18:24:20 AEST 1984

zinfandel!bobm    May 14 23:40:00 1984

> 1.  Decus C does not support "return expression;" where the
>     expression is not enclosed in parentheses.

> We have not bothered to change Decus C as we feel that we would be
> legitimizing a poor programming practice.  The change to the compiler,
> which is very simple, is left as a exercise for the student.

What's poor about writing

	return 0;

At least it doesn't look like a function call, like



					Bob Miller

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