[erlang-questions] Bug ?!
Mon Oct 9 22:50:22 CEST 2006
Mats Cronqvist wrote:
> Robert Virding wrote:
>> As I wrote in the not too distant past here in erlang-questions:
>> macros were a joke! Although you may need a slightly warped sense of
>> humour to appreciate it.
> it might have been funny to you, but it brings me daily pain. the
> permissiveness of the preprocessor is in my opinion the #1
> maintainability issue in my project.
> and how anyone can find allowing unbalanced parentheses "funny" is
> beyond me.
Then treat it as a bug and fix it. It is not carved in stone. It wasn't
the unbalanced parentheses which were the joke but macros as such.
I don't think that the rest of the preprocessor is too permissive, it
tries to detect errors.
>> You don't have to take Richard's word for it, but you should really
>> think through your suggestions properly to see their full
>> implications. Not just the immediate case in which you are interested.
> apparently i don't. i can just claim it was a joke.
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