[TUHS] // comment in C++

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 08:51:12 AEST 2017


On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 2:45 PM Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at lemis.com> wrote:

>
> // had a very different meaning in IBM JCL.  It's a sequence
> indicating that a command follows, and I have a suspicion that it's
> related to a prompt.
>

oh, believe me, I typed enough JCL to know. I was always just so amused by
the dd command that when I first saw // in C++, I had to wonder. It's a
question that's been banging around in my head for several decades ...

thanks!
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