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<DIV><FONT size=4 face="LM Mono 12">A makeshift preprocessor written say in
Perl could be used to replace the embedded hyphens with underscores thereby
making them synonyms. A list of ways in which hyphens are used in the language
will need to be developed so they may be distinguished. You don't want a single
line comment sign being taken as containing an embedded hyphen. If done
properly it shouldn't cause any problems. It will allow you to side step having
to actually modify the language and may be portable across language
implementations. I use the C language preprocessor to correct a number of
features of the C language syntax that I find ugly.</FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>