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- To: Frank Klemm <pfk at fuchs dot offl dot uni-jena dot de>
- Subject: Re: Proposal
- From: Fergus Henderson <fjh at cs dot mu dot oz dot au>
- Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 20:52:15 +1000
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
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On 27-Sep-2001, Frank Klemm <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> '_' should be allowed in numbers. It is allowed between the digits of
> numbers in a C/C++ source _before_ preprocessing. It is not allowed between
> digits which are 'created' during the preprocessor phase.
> It is nearly impossible to write a filter which recognizes such '_'
> and removes it. This is the reason for this rule. If gcc introduces a '_' in
> numbers, such a filter is a MUST.
I disagree that such a filter is necessary.
I think a filter which just handled the cases that don't involve
token concatenation would be quite sufficient.
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