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28 Sep 2023 16:57:53 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Thoughts on 'keyword_status()' functionality for v4.0.  
From: jr
Date: 27 Mar 2023 07:15:00
Message: <web.64217a68b21c98d04301edef6cde94f1@news.povray.org>
William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> ...
> Plus I've been thinking about the bigger picture of actual keywords,
> possible keywords, stand in internal keywords used for other purposes
> and functions. We have too the ini keywords and flags.
> As an initial proposal thinking about a new 'keyword_status()' function
> passed strings like "tau". It would return the following values for the
> status of various strings in answer to what meanings are relative to the
> version of code being run.
> ...
> Thoughts?

like BE I'm a little bewildered by the .. variety :-)  I think that this whole
issue needs to be tied in with the (proposed) 'versions.inc' and id type
checking/testing; all aspects of the same goal, imo.

regards, jr.

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