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14 Apr 2024 05:00:45 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Initial povr branch keywords id_type() and id_types_match()  
From: jr
Date: 25 May 2021 04:45:00
Message: <web.60acb7fd827c6b0779819d986cde94f1@news.povray.org>
hi,

William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:

this looks v promising.  am  a little confused by the sample output posted,
expected, for example, the four vector types to have (somewhat) related ids.

> ...
> In some oddness, there is a MACRO_ID_TOKEN, but it's impossible to
> evaluate macro names because once they exist the parser attempts to run
> them. I don't see a way to work around it - excepting maybe via some
> very messy methods.

testing via 'defined(macroname)'?  (not tried it with macroname as string, but
maybe Parse_String could help then).


regards, jr.


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