Re: FORTRAN style, not OK?
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- Subject: [mg26893] Re: FORTRAN style, not OK?
- From: "Paul Lutus" <nospam at nosite.com>
- Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 23:29:41 -0500 (EST)
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"Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote in message news:94r611$ibi at smc.vnet.net... > > > In:= > > v = 5 > > c = 2 > > v = v - c > > Out= 5 > > Out= 2 > > Out= 3 > > > > Whatever the problem is, it is not Mathematica's own syntax. Why not look > > more closely at what your code does? > > > > -- > > Paul Lutus > > www.arachnoid.com > > Hi, > > the problem is, that v is a function call and *not* a > reference to a variable. So > v[i]=v[i]+1 > > define a recusion and not a reference to a value in a list > like v[[i]]. > > *And* that v[i] is a function call is a "problem" of > Mathematica's syntax. > > The true problem is that Toshiyuki Meshii try > to use function values as arrays because FORTRAN's > syntax make no difference between A(i,j) as an array > reference *or* as an function call. Darn! I should have noticed that. Too bad, I've programmed in C++ so much -- that prevented my seeing this obvious error. -- Paul Lutus www.arachnoid.com