Thread: return type

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    return type

    in c we need not mention return type
    directly we can use main();


    but in c++ we have to mention return type
    ie void main();
    or int main();
    etc why is this so??

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    C automatically types as int if no type is provided, if I recall my adventures into C properly. Also void main() is wrong, even if it lets you do it.

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    We did this already - http://cboard.cprogramming.com/showthread.php?t=93015

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