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From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-12 16:25:11

on 3/11/01 11:41 PM, David Abrahams at abrahams_at_[hidden] wrote:

> ----- 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?

The macro has been around? Was this issue I brought up discussed then? I
put up the archive just so implementation wouldn't be an issue. So now all
we have to do is debate whether or not it should be changed. I guess that
eventually, I'll withdraw it or Beman would incorporate it.

Daryle Walker
Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
darylew AT mac DOT com

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