Thank you for this change request. I shall record it as the first
change request here:
Each change proposal needs to have an implementation.
How do you suggest we enforce this change? Do we inspect and
change the old code? Do we apply the rule in new code only?
* Ingo Strüwing <Ingo.Struewing@stripped> [09/03/17 15:26]:
> I propose to demand function parameter names in header files.
> We do not document functions in header files. The documentation goes to
> the C/C++ file where it is defined.
> With parameter names in header files, one would not need to look up the
> source file for every function call.
> Restore_info* prepare_for_restore(String*, LEX_STRING,
> const char*, bool,
> const char*);
> This declaration forces me to look into kernel.cc whenever I want to
> call it.
> Restore_info* prepare_for_restore(String *backupdir,
> LEX_STRING orig_dir,
> const char *query,
> bool with_compression,
> const char *comment);
> In this case there is a good chance that I do not need to consult the
> function comment in the source file.