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Re: glr: include the created header

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: glr: include the created header
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 17:13:38 +0200
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>>> "Paul" == Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

 > "Joel E. Denny" <address@hidden> writes:
 >> They're definitions mostly as opposed to just declarations.  I imagine 
 >> that's why it's called %defines and --defines.  So, I decided %pre-defines 
 >> and %post-defines makes more sense.

 > This all sounds OK (in that I can't simplify it much more :-) except
 > that the names are still confusing.  "%pre-defines" sounds like
 > predefined symbols, but then "%post-defines" would be -- what --
 > postdefined symbols?

 > How about if we call them both "%defines" and decide which is which
 > depending on context?  That would match %{...%}'s behavior.

Since we are looking for a new syntax, I would prefer to make it
clearer and independent of the order.  For a start, it will also help
make things more understandable when we have an %import feature.

To gain in symmetry, we could also used pre-union and post-union?
Bah.  Dunno.

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