Re: Zero argument functions

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg61727] Re: Zero argument functions*From*: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net>*Date*: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 05:02:03 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 10/26/05 at 1:01 AM, kalymereau at yahoo.fr wrote: >For a "function" with no argument, what is the difference between: >myFunc:=(whatever) >and >myFunc[]:=(whatever) >I find the first syntax simpler, but there are many built-in >Mathematica functions that use the second one. Well for one thing they have different heads, i.e., In[1]:=f[] := x^2; g := x^2; Head /@ {f, g} Out[3]={Symbol, Power} But, In[4]:=f[] == g Out[4]=True So, it isn't obvious the difference will matter in actual usage -- To reply via email subtract one hundred and four