2.3.51 tulip broken

Jeff Garzik jgarzik@mandrakesoft.mandrakesoft.com
Thu Mar 16 04:59:23 2000

On Tue, 14 Mar 2000, Michael Chaney wrote:

> [snip]
> > The biggest obstacle to this task is the
> > above -- someone needs to go through the Tulip spec(s), and replace
> > magic numbers with constants.
> Ah, so replacing raw numbers with a defined constant, and thus adding yet
> another layer of complexity, will fix all your programming problems?

In this particular case, no, apparently the values are dependent on each

However, in general the approach is correct, as it results in easier
code maintenance over the long term.  Basic software engineering.

Anyone with C should realize that replacing numbers with constants
changes behavior not at all.



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