[vdr] non standard `.c` extension for C++ files

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Sun Apr 24 12:50:56 CEST 2011


On 23.04.2011 12:46, Paul Menzel wrote:
> ...
> I am curious why the C++ source files have the extension `.c` and not
> `.c{c,pp,xx}`.

Well, I had programmed in C for quite a while before getting into
contact with C++. To me, C++ was not a totally different programming
language, but rather an extension to C. Therefore I didn't see the
need to get used to an all new file extension and just stayed
with ".c". Besides, it's less typing ;-)

Klaus



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