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Re: Am I stupid?
H C Pumphrey wrote:
> 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
... but it should know what you meant when you say: FOO, TIME=37
(sometimes frustrated too)