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pragma

(pragmatic information) A standardised form of comment which has meaning to a compiler. It may use a special syntax or a specific form within the normal comment syntax. A pragma usually conveys non-essential information, often intended to help the compiler to optimise the program.

(1994-11-08)

 


Nearby terms: pr pr0n PRA pragma PRAM Praxis Critical Systems pre\box
 

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