From John W Kennedy@21:1/5 to All on Thu Jun 8 19:28:20 2023
Apple’s (no longer proprietary) Swift language has just announced a full-blooded macro language. It is not directly comparable to PL/I’s preprocessor, but it’s nearer than anything else I’ve seen since PL/I in
a general-purpose, compilable language, and, unlike the PL/I
preprocessor, it’s already being used to implement system software.
John W. Kennedy
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