[m-dev.] Infix syntax proposal

Peter Schachte schachte at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu Aug 15 00:26:38 AEST 2002

On Thu, Aug 15, 2002 at 12:01:38AM +1000, Fergus Henderson wrote:

> Well, with Mmake it's already very easy to add arbitrary preprocessors.

Except for one thing:  the *user* of a package needs to know that it
makes use of source-to-source translation.  That is an implementation
decision users should not be forced to understand.  And it becomes
worse when a single piece of software involves multiple translations.

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