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# Legacy C Kills Me

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Once upon a time, merely years after I was born, and only very shortly after the first ANSI C standard - the following was apparently an acceptable and widely understood cast:

(uint32 *((*)()))&var

Not only is it bad enough that they widely declare void pointers instead of typing variables - but they even go so far as to use casts that change the return type and arguments of a function.

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