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Rusty Bullet5-May-21 3:13
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Mircea Neacsu4-May-21 9:32
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I usually write:
C++
void whatEver (int inval = internalDefault)
I want to let users see what the function does in case of a NULL value. Otherwise I would have to document what happens when parameter is NULL.

function whatever(inval=NULL) is simply not C/C++.

Quote:
do you ever pause and consider it before choosing

I consider every line in my programs. This would be no exception.

EDIT: Note that in C++ default value is written in the header file or wherever the function is declared not in the implementation as your code seems to suggest.
Mircea

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