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Re: compiler directives; (was: Re: cheerful static typing (was: Any and Every... (was: Eval)))

> Let me suggest (with a sly grin) that the distinction between
> language construct and compiler directive is exactly as crisp
> as the distinction between language and library.
> --Guy

Compiler directives (or "pragmas") are required to be
flags.  So the distinction between them and lang
construct may not be as smudgeable as the one
between lang and lib.