|The STEP Preprocessor email@example.com (glen herrmannsfeldt) (2011-07-12)|
|Re: The STEP Preprocessor firstname.lastname@example.org (Marco) (2011-07-16)|
|Re: The STEP Preprocessor email@example.com (glen herrmannsfeldt) (2011-08-02)|
|Date:||Sat, 16 Jul 2011 06:59:00 -0700 (PDT)|
|Keywords:||macros, history, comment|
|Posted-Date:||17 Jul 2011 09:48:21 EDT|
This was a fairly popular technique back in the 1970s. The RATFOR preprocessor <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratfor> was actually used by non-academic types.
[Considering that Ratfor was written at Bell Labs, of course it was used by
non-academic types. It was quite popular in the numerical analysis community.
I ported it to PDP-10 Fortran. -John]
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