Language change proposal
Fri Oct 24 19:07:46 CEST 2003
Bengt Kleberg <Bengt.Kleberg@REDACTED> writes:
> i have maintained (somebody elses) c code which used #ifdef, and i
> promised myself never to do that again.
They have this in Common Lisp too. The other week I was trying to
understand a single function that was 170 lines long and contained no
fewer than 43 ifdef-style conditionals.
"Not very nice."
By the way, I've found a really fun new way of inspecting programs:
(Joe, I think you might like it :-))
Luke (who'd be remiss not to mention Emacs `hide-ifdef' mode, for when
you need to read heavily ifdef'ified C)
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