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Hal Hart <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 22 Jul 1998 09:51:41 -0700
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>> > E.g. do you know what the lead in characters for an ANNA annotation are?
>> They were:  --|
>I believe this is based on an IEEE spec.  Anyone familiar with it?

The Anna convention is NOT based on the IEEE "Ada as a PDL" recommended
practice (misrepresented as a "standard" after its publication in the
mid/late 80's).  The original Anna work (about 1980-81) preceded even the
1982 start of that IEEE working group, and defined the "--|" mark then.