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Re: Proposal


On 27-Sep-2001, Frank Klemm <pfk@fuchs.offl.uni-jena.de> 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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