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Re[2]: [Haskell-cafe] looking for origin of quote on preprocessors and l

Subject: Re[2]: [Haskell-cafe] looking for origin of quote on preprocessors and language design
From: Bulat Ziganshin
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 16:05:56 +0300
Hello Bulat,

Thursday, January 7, 2010, 4:03:07 PM, you wrote:

>> "the existence (or: need for) a preprocessor
>> shows omissions in (the design of) a language."

forget to add: for language designers, analysis of typical
preprocessor usage and adding analogous features to language instead
is a great source of inspiration. in particular C++, D and other C
descendants used it a lot


-- 
Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:[email protected]

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