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Re: Top 10 IDL Requests

davidf@dfanning.com (David Fanning) writes:
> Vinay L. Kashyap (kashyap@head-cfa.harvard.edu) writes:
> > 2. _EXTRA
> > 
> > Please consider having all built-in commands accept _EXTRA as a keyword.
> Uh, this is the way it works. :-)

Uh, not quite.  There are some built in commands that don't accept any
keywords at all.  The _EXTRA keyword doesn't work for them, *even* if
the value passed is empty!

Why is this important?  Makes it a pain to write a wrapper procedure
or function.


Craig B. Markwardt, Ph.D.         EMAIL:    craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu
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