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Alias vs $PreRead

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  • Subject: Alias vs $PreRead
  • From: JWENDEL at
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1992 10:43:06 -0700 (PDT)

Do others feel that this is a regrettable development in the advance from
v. 1.2 to v. 2.0?  Or am I missing something elegant?  It was very easy
to include a line vln::=VeryLongName in a notebook or in init.m, rather
than the clumsy $PreRead=StringReplace[#,"vln"->"VeryLongName"]&.

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