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There is a special form of comment which should be used with great care. Here is an illustration:


we now define append/3 so that

it can be used as a generator


Everything between the ``/* ... */'' will be ignored by Prolog. It is best to put this just before the code discussed.

The danger is that the programmer might forget to close off an opened comment which normally has disastrous consequences. On the positive side, it can be used to comment out chunks of code during program development.

Paul Brna
Mon May 24 20:14:48 BST 1999