A computer program that modifies data to conform with the input requirements of another program.
- ‘However, we are currently using a ‘temporary’ solution based on the C preprocessor.’
- ‘The preprocessor format is not quite a patch format and not quite a script.’
- ‘You need some name that the C preprocessor can recognize to help it sort out the differences between what changes are yours and what are not.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.