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Re: compiler directives; (was: Re: cheerful static typing (was: Any and Every... (was: Eval)))
From: Dorai Sitaram <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: compiler directives; (was: Re: cheerful static typing (was: Any
and Every... (was: Eval)))
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 11:38:49 -0500 (EST)
> 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.
Compiler directives (or "pragmas") are required to be
(a) Says who?
(b) What do you mean by a "flag"?
So the distinction between them and lang
construct may not be as smudgeable as the one
between lang and lib.