What does M4 stand for?

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M4 preprocessor file (unix)

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macro processor version 4

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What does M4 mean?

m4 is a general-purpose macro processor designed by Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie. m4 is an extension of an earlier macro processor m3, written by Ritchie for the AP-3 minicomputer.

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