Wacky Programming Tales

Mark W. Schumann catfood at apk.net
Thu Aug 19 16:19:20 CEST 1999


In article <37b62939 at cs.colorado.edu>,
Tom Christiansen  <tchrist at mox.perl.com> wrote:
>Gosh yes.  I think it was the rogue source that had something like:
>
>    #define until(expr) while(!expr)
>    #define otherwise   break; default:
>
>I don't remember whether it also had these, but I have
>seen them elsewhere:
>
>    #define forever()  for(;;)
>    #define unless(expr) if(!expr)

I've seen

#define ARBEGIN {
#define AREND   }

in Clipper (a somewhat C-ish language in this regard) code.

Eh?





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