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  Re: Suggest v4.0 read only identifiers. (yuqk R15 v0.6.9.0)  
From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 27 Jun 2024 18:47:55
Message: <667dec1b$1@news.povray.org>
On 2024-06-27 11:44 (-4), William F Pokorny wrote:
> Release R15 of the yuqk fork has an implementation supporting constant
> identifiers / macro parameters. They are indicated by using a leading
> '_' character in the name.

I also agree with Ingo: a keyword or directive would be better, such as:

  #const MagicNumber = 12345;

I'm thinking a keyword modifier would be more flexible than a directive,
for example:

  #declare const GlobalVal = 12345;
  #local const LocalVal = 54321;


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