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  Re: Stumbled across #version unofficial 3.71; support in 3.7.1master.  
From: William F Pokorny
Date: 25 Nov 2016 10:24:48
Message: <583857c0$1@news.povray.org>
On 11/23/2016 11:32 AM, clipka wrote:
> Am 23.11.2016 um 17:03 schrieb William F Pokorny:
>
> That keyword has effectively been around for ages -- it just wasn't
> syntax-highlighted.
>
> Support for this syntax used to be mandatory in patched versions,
> according to the old POV-Ray Modification License
> (http://www.povray.org/source-license-3.6.html).
>
> Official POV-Ray has been supporting this syntax in the sense that it
> gives a special error message upon encountering `#version unofficial`.
>
Thanks. I now see the introduction of 'unofficial' to reservedwords.cpp 
in commit e1e7b0d (Fix GitHub issue #53. include file version...) was a 
code change in support & not a keyword addition.

I'm taking what you wrote to mean "leave 'unoffical' undocumented."

Bill P.


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