Re: Handling of #

Martijn Koster <m.koster@nexor.co.uk> Fri, 23 December 1994 14:17 UTC

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Subject: Re: Handling of #
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I wrote:

> I have appended an rcsdiff with proposed changes

but it looks like I didn't :-) Here goes again. In addition
to some errors in the examples, these diffs have changes to
the handling of comments, and the limitation of a record to
only a single Template-Type.

Comments appreciated.

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