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  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg8858] := vs. =
  • From: Frank Roescher <froesche at dekalb.dc.peachnet.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Sep 1997 20:16:18 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

When I define a function on Mathematica, I use f[x_]=xxxxx, without
using a colon.  It seems to work just fine.  Is there a risk in leaving
out the colon?  Thanks.

Frank


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