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Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:00:33 +0000
From: Samuel Neves <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] Q: int return from PHS()

On 18-02-2013 18:46, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
> Reference implementations for submissions are requested to provide an API
> having signature int PHS( ...)
> What are the prescribed return values and their significance?
>  - Dennis
> PS: Sorry if this has been asked.  I haven't found the list archive yet.
It has not been asked.

In typical C fashion, return value should be 0 for success, and
otherwise for any error that may occur during computation. Error codes,
if any, should be up to implementors, since sources of error may wildly
vary between schemes/implementations.

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