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Re: asterisks, dollar signs and percent signs!

From: Jack J. Woehr
Subject: Re: asterisks, dollar signs and percent signs!
Date: Tue, 01 May 2012 23:30:58 -0600
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Anonymous wrote:
This works as desired except I want to change the macro names to $entry and

An m4 macro name cannot contain a dollar sign ("$").

File: m4.info,  Node: Names,  Next: Quoted strings,  Up: Syntax

3.1 Macro names

A name is any sequence of letters, digits, and the character `_'
(underscore), where the first character is not a digit.
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