old style C headers

This is a discussion on old style C headers within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; Are the old C header like stdio.h, stdlib.h removed from standard C++ in C++0x or are they still in? Asking ...

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    old style C headers

    Are the old C header like stdio.h, stdlib.h removed from standard C++ in C++0x or are they still in?
    Asking this because I see that some programmers in my project still use them and not cstdio and Im wondering if I should whine about it

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    Still there for backwards compatibility with C.
    Quote Originally Posted by Adak View Post
    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

    Outside of your DOS world, your header file is meaningless.

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    The "old C headers" are deprecated in standard C++. "Deprecated" means they are supported, but scheduled for removal from a future version of the C++ standard. If memory serves, they continue to be deprecated in C++0x.

    There are a lot of factors - mostly related to team dynamics and your place in the team relative to other members - that will determine if it is worth pushing for a change.
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    Quote Originally Posted by grumpy View Post
    The "old C headers" are deprecated in standard C++. "Deprecated" means they are supported, but scheduled for removal from a future version of the C++ standard. If memory serves, they continue to be deprecated in C++0x.

    There are a lot of factors - mostly related to team dynamics and your place in the team relative to other members - that will determine if it is worth pushing for a change.
    ok, so they are still in. Then no whine from me the code will compile for years to come

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