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    SubjectRe: [RFC] timers, pointers to functions and type safety
    On Sun 2006-12-03 16:21:25, Roman Zippel wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > On Sun, 3 Dec 2006, Russell King wrote:
    >
    > > I agree with Al, Matthew and Pavel. The current timer stuff is a pita
    > > and needs fixing, and it seems Al has come up with a good way to do it
    > > without adding additional crap into every single user of timers.
    >
    > What exactly is the pita here? Al only came up with some rather
    > theoretical problems with no practical relevance.

    Lack of type-checking in timers is ugly.

    > > Al - I look forward to your changes.
    >
    > I don't. The current API is maybe not perfect, but changing the API for no
    > practical benefit would be an even bigger pita. I'd rather keep it as is.

    Al is trying to add type-checking in pretty nice & straightforward
    manner. Please let him do it.
    Pavel
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