Module name: m4
Changes by: Eric Blake <ericb> 06/09/19 11:41:25
RCS file: /sources/m4/m4/NEWS,v
retrieving revision 1.14
retrieving revision 1.15
diff -u -b -r1.14 -r1.15
--- NEWS 18 Sep 2006 13:16:43 -0000 1.14
+++ NEWS 19 Sep 2006 11:41:25 -0000 1.15
@@ -75,6 +75,13 @@
affects only debugmode and traceon output; we should probably deprecate
the --error-output, and rename it something like --trace-output.
+* The builtins `modules' and `symbols', introduced in previous betas,
+ have been renamed `m4modules' and `m4symbols', in order to minimize
+ problems when upgrading from 1.4.x and processing English text. To
+ prevent future problems, any future macro added as a GNU extension will
+ either be blind (ie. be unrecognized without arguments), or begin with
+ the prefix `m4' or `__'.
* FIXME: `m4wrap' semantics need an update to FIFO.
* FIXME: include the (long) list of changes in 1.4.x that were not already