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- Subject: Re: HTML Parser Recommendation
- From: Coda Highland <chighland@...>
- Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 14:47:43 -0700
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 2:41 PM, Rob Kendrick <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 02:25:11PM -0700, Wesley Smith wrote:
>> > That binding is still incomplete at the moment but I will
>> > get around to finishing it next week or so. I've been mindful
>> > of 5.2 support, so it should be trivial to port. Both the
>> > Hubbub internals and the API/binding use C99, so MSVC
>> > is not supported, if that matters.
>> Couldn't you just compile it as C++ and add extern"C" where necessary?
> We don't support that, or compilers that can't cope with 13 year old
MSVC doesn't support C99 because it's a C++ compiler. The languages
are divergent. (It DOES support C++11 pretty well.) Sort of silly to
be criticizing a compiler for not supporting something it never
claimed to support.
Not silly to say "well, then that compiler can't compile my code."
Because I wouldn't try to compile it with a FORTRAN compiler, either.