Definitions

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  • noun computing program that processes its input data to produce output that is used as input to another program

Etymologies

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From pre- +‎ processor.

Examples

  • #include is known as a preprocessor directive, which is used to load files .. indicate the start and end of file name to be loaded .. you can use "" quotes too instead of

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  • What about something like a #pragma preprocessor that would involve a string so that when the user uploaded the code to LP, LP would recognize it and enable Rosetta translations automatically?

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  • Also, maybe I could write a preprocessor to replace any comments with white space.

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  • Also, maybe I could write a preprocessor to replace any comments with white space.

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  • In April 2007, Gregorio reached a certain maturity and can start to be used, at least its command line interface, as a preprocessor for OpusTeX.

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  • In April 2007, Gregorio reached a certain maturity and can start to be used, at least its command line interface, as a preprocessor for OpusTeX.

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  • It requires some additional coding, but with using of some cleverly preprocessor symbols, the C preprocessor can be used to do most of the work.

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  • For now it can only be a powerful preprocessor for writing scores in OpusTeX.

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  • Whereas in C, you can't define anything that looks like if bar a few limited hacks with the preprocessor.

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  • For now it can only be a powerful preprocessor for writing scores in OpusTeX.

    Archive 2007-12-01

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