[TUHS] // comment in C++
imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Feb 9 14:38:52 AEST 2017
On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 7:46 PM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Feb 2017, Corey Lindsly wrote:
>> > I'm quite taken by BIND, though, which accepts
>> > /* this */
>> > // this
>> > # and this.
>> Not that.
>> ; But this.
> Perhaps I meant named.conf (part of BIND):
> named.conf is the configuration file for named. Statements are enclosed
> in braces and terminated with a semi-colon. Clauses in the statements
> are also semi-colon terminated. The usual comment styles are supported:
> C style: /* */
> C++ style: // to end of line
> Unix style: # to end of line
> Where did you get
> ; But this?
Old School assembler comments. This found its way into a number of
config files long after most uses of Old School assembler had moved
Macro-16 is where I first encountered it, but it is much older. It is
common in DEC syntax, and some others.
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