Re: Prefix function syntax f @ x

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg66651] Re: [mg66638] Prefix function syntax f @ x*From*: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>*Date*: Fri, 26 May 2006 04:17:00 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200605250658.CAA03726@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 25 May 2006, at 15:58, Kristen W Carlson wrote: > Hi, > > David Wagner emphasizes that he doesn't use the syntax > function@argument (p. 37n), no explanation. To me it seems very handy. > Any thoughts? I also never use it (although until I now have never considered why). I guess the reason must be is that f[x] or f(x) is the standard mathematical notation for the value of a function f at x and I am used to it. I don't have this problem with @@, /@ or even @@@ probably because these are programming constructs that do not correspond to any standard mathematical concepts. Andrzej Kozlowski Tokyo, Japan

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