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Re: Re: Beginner--How to simulate multiple returns for a function?

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  • Subject: [mg66468] Re: [mg66444] Re: Beginner--How to simulate multiple returns for a function?
  • From: "M. Park" <mpark4bb at yahoo.co.jp>
  • Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 02:58:13 -0400 (EDT)
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"{ }" instead of "( )" will work.

  {A, B, C} = {1, 2, 3}


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Dodier" <robert.dodier at gmail.com>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg66468] [mg66444] Re: Beginner--How to simulate multiple returns for a 
function?


> Jens-Peer Kuska wrote:
>
>> what are multiple returns ?
>
> Probably what the original poster wants is not just to return a list,
> but to return a list and assign its elements to multiple variables.
> E.g. Python understands the following
>
>   (A, B, C) = (1, 2, 3)
>
> to mean A = 1, B = 2, C = 3. Lisp has several similar constructs
> (MULTIPLE-VALUE-BIND and so on).
>
> Of course it would help if people would just come right out and
> say what they want.
>
> FWIW
> Robert Dodier
>
> 

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