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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-11 23:41:47

----- Original Message -----
From: "Daryle Walker" <darylew_at_[hidden]>

> I have made such an archive of the changed files. It should be called
> "" in the vault. I changed the macro to take the constant
> separately from its value, changed the " = " to ", " in the macro calls,
> removed some (hopefully) superfluous parentheses, and some trailing spaces
> (if I noticed them at the end of a file). It only took me one-and-a-half
> hours to do it. However, I did _not_ compile the new files, so Beman or
> whoever has to check that first.

Why would anyone want to make this change? I introduced the macro, but there
was precedent for it in Alexey's work. It was well-considered as written, as
far as I can tell. Why mess with it?


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