Subject: Re: `sun' and sparc/sun3's (was: Re: Diaspora, politics, and MI)
To: Grey Wolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
Date: 09/20/1996 18:38:44
> # From: "Perry E. Metzger" <email@example.com>
> # Curt Sampson writes:
> # > No, what he's saying is that if we have `#define unix 1' predefined
> # > (as we do now), someone who tries to compile the perfectly legal
> # > statement `int unix = 0;' will actually be trying to compile `int
> # > 1 = 0;', which will not go over terribly well.
> # Perhaps we should
> # #define unix unix
> To quote something once said to me:
> "Folks, I think we have a winner here..."
Except for the fact that that the 'unix' definition is still in the
They should be able to e.g. re-#define it, as if they were defining it
for the first time, etc.
in other words, "wrong."