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Re: [ddlm-group] CIF header

On 30/10/09 11:47 PM, "Joe Krahn" <krahn@niehs.nih.gov> wrote:

> A directive embedded in an initial comment really does make sense,
> because it is irrelevant once the correct parser is selected. It might
> make sense to add a specific 2nd character, similar to the POSIX shell
> #!. For example, the STAR format could define an initial line beginning
> with #% as parsing directive rather than just a plain comment. That
> makes the abuse of a comment line as a bit less of a hack.

Is there a reason why it can't be #!, to make it consistent with other *nix
based directives.



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