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Re: Revised patch to remove integer output macros
On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 07:28:54PM +0000, Richard Sandiford wrote:
> I just feel that if the strings and hook both handle a particular kind
> of object, it will be difficult to know which one to use. Keeping the
> two controls entirely separate means the rule is simple: you can use any
> string in the target hook for any form of initial value.
I think the rule is pretty simple. If you're emitting data for
the program to use, use the hook. If you're emitting data for
the debugger to use, you may use the strings.