6 character external identifiers - (nf)

jim at ism780b.UUCP jim at ism780b.UUCP
Wed Aug 1 14:30:03 AEST 1984

ism780b!jim    Jul 14 11:46:00 1984

> There is a rather elegant way to replace long external identifiers by
> shorter ones: use the C preprocessor.  It should be easy to write a
> program which generates a set of lines to a file "rename.h" like:
>         #define ThisIsAVeryLongName _1ThisIsAVeryLongName
>         #define ThisIsAnother _2ThisIsAnother
>         etc.

I submitted such a program, called shortc.c, to net.sources a while back.

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