Cabal preprocessing

Ulf Norell ulfn at
Thu Nov 30 05:31:48 EST 2006

On Nov 30, 2006, at 11:13 AM, Henrik Nilsson wrote:

> > The problem with that is that someone getting the sources might get
> > the idea that the preprocessed file is  an actual source file and  
> try
> > to modify it (or just make sense of it, imagine someone trying to  
> read
> > a happy parser...).
> True (although I'm not sure how much of a problem that really is).

You'd be surprised :)

I've been teaching a course in programming language implementation  
where I have had to stop several students from "fixing" generated code.

/ Ulf

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