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3 Jun 2023 11:35:33 EDT (-0400)
  Re: #ifdef using a string expression?  
From: jr
Date: 20 Mar 2023 03:20:00
Message: <web.641808dd98df09c94301edef6cde94f1@news.povray.org>

"Kenneth" <kdw### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> ...
> Actually, it's not clear to me why any keywords at all would or should be valid
> 'parameters' for an #ifdef comparison ...

one use I see, though I have never tried/used it, is determining whether a given
keyword (already) exists in the POV-Ray version doing the parsing; if it worked
for, eg, 'tau'.  also, fwiw, agree that parsing (generally) should be "strict".

regards, jr.

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