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Re: multivariable functins with variable number of arguments

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  • Subject: [mg13015] Re: multivariable functins with variable number of arguments
  • From: dreissNOSPAM at nospam.earthlink.net (David Reiss)
  • Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 00:26:12 -0400
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  • References: <6n4o1s$nie@smc.vnet.net>
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The simplest would be to have your function defined with a pattern of
the form f[{x__}, {y__}] or as a different alternative, f[x_List,
y__List].


In article <6n4o1s$nie at smc.vnet.net>, Tatyana Polenova
<tatyana at chem.columbia.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
> I need to define a function like f[x__, y__] which would have two
> classes of arguments x and y, each class containing a variable number
> of arguments. I need to use this function later for making something
> like multiplication tables between the arguments. What would be the
> correct syntax for being able to later distinguish between the class x
> and class y of arguments? 
> thank you very much
> Tatyana Polenova

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