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Re: Am I stupid?
In article <email@example.com>, Craig Markwardt <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
|> Not that [IDL's policy on keyword uniqueness] doesn't frustrate the heck
|> out of me sometimes. There
|> are many times where I want keywords like TIME, TIMEUNIT, TIMESTEP,
|> and so on. My suggestion is that the above policy should hold,
|> *unless* there is an exact match to a specific keyword.
That seems to be what R  does already. Apart from this special case, I don't
see any way around it, not without IDL having a direct link to your
subconscious so that it can tell which out of TIME, TIMEUNIT and TIMESTEP
you meant when you said FOO,TI=137 .
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