\G comments should appear immediately above or below the definition of
the word it belongs to. The definition line should contain no more
than the definition, a stack comment and a \ comment after which
the wordset and pronounciation.
An isolated block of \G comments is placed at the beginning of the
A typical glossary session may look like:
NEWGLOS MAKEGLOS SOURCE1.STR MAKEGLOS SOURCE2.STR WRITEGLOS GLOS.GLO
BUILD-HLINE addr ---
Build header line for glossary entry.
GLOS-COMMENT? --- flag
Determine if line at HERE is glossary comment, if so.
allot it, else store into oldline.
INSERT-HEADER addr ---
Insert the header into the list at the alphabetically correct place.
MAKE-GLOSENTRY fid --- fid flag
Read lines from the file fid until \G line encountered.
Collect all adjacent \G lines and find header line.
then insert entry into list flag=0 if no entry found.
This command reads a source file and builds glossary info
for it in memory.
This command starts a fresh glossary.
Process the header information stored in OLDLINE
SCAN-WORD ---- addr len
Scan a word on oldline through pointer charptr
WRITE-GLOSENTRY addr fid ---
write the glossary entry at address addr to file fid.
This command writes the glossary info from memory to a file.
The glossary info may be collected from more source files.
\G is an alias for \, so it is a comment till end-of-line, but
it has a special meaning for the Glossary Generator.