Something to use '$' for

hamilton at uiucuxc.UUCP hamilton at uiucuxc.UUCP
Sat Dec 15 14:07:00 AEST 1984

>                                           Then the IBM PL/1-F compiler
>I used a few years ago accepted # as part of a symbol name, so assumably
>the linker takes # in a symbol.)  (Are there any systems where @ 
>couldn't be used?)

pl/1 allows '@' as part of an identifier.  i used to prefix all
my pl/1 pointer variables that way.  used to use '#' as well:
"#things" as a counter, "thing#" as an index, and "#" as a generic
counter/index instead of "i".
	wayne ({decvax,ucbvax}!pur-ee!uiucdcs!uiucuxc!)hamilton

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