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From: Iain K. Hanson (ikh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-04 19:43:12

On Wed, May 04, 2005 at 05:11:05PM -0400, Arkadiy Vertleyb wrote:
> "Andrei Alexandrescu (See Website For Email)"
> <SeeWebsiteForEmail_at_[hidden]> wrote
> If Perl is better then C++ preprocessor, then it should become C++
> preprocessor. But it needs to be built-in, otherwise these are apples
> against oranges.

With all due respect this misses the point completely. We don't need a better
text substitution tool for C++. We need something that includes headers,
also pragmas, and conditional compilation, the rest IMHO is macro hackery
and extra lingustic.


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