[TUHS] bare m4 (was BTL summmer employees)

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Sun Aug 23 22:59:15 AEST 2020

Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:

> > >> Even high-school employees could make lasting contributions.  I am
> > >> indebted to Steve for a technique he conceived during his first summer
> > >> assignment: using macro definitions as if they were units of associative
> > >> memory. This view of macros stimulated previously undreamed-of uses.
> >
> > > Can you give some examples of what this looked like?
> >
> See attached for an answer to Arnold's question
> Doug

Thanks!!!  I will definitely review this.

Do you object to my putting it on GitHub to preserve for Posterity?

Thanks again,


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