Thank you very much, Matz.  After sending this, I had figured out the 
NEWLINE one, but not the nd_end one.  I appreciate your help.  Hopefully, 
some day soon I'll know this stuff well enough to provide some help.  


Thanks,
Chad
 
Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> In message "nd_end and NODE_NEWLINE (fwd)"
>     on 03/01/20, Chad Fowler <chad / chadfowler.com> writes:
> 
> |Now for the first two questions:
> |
> |Can someone explain the intent of the nd_end node as it relates to 
> |NODE_BLOCKs?  Everywhere I see it used, it seems to have nd_head assigned 
> |to it.  So, I'm not sure how I'm supposed to be using it.
> 
> For the latest 1.8, it keep the end of NODE_BLOCK list, to avoid
> searching the last node each time to concatenate.
> 
> |The other question is, what is the purpose of NODE_NEWLINE?
> 
> Keep track of line number in the executing source file, for debugging
> and error reporting.
> 
> 							matz.
>