Re: Prefix function syntax f @ x

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg66689] Re: Prefix function syntax f @ x*From*: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net>*Date*: Sat, 27 May 2006 03:51:44 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 5/26/06 at 4:17 AM, akoz at mimuw.edu.pl (Andrzej Kozlowski) wrote: >On 25 May 2006, at 15:58, Kristen W Carlson wrote: >>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 use it when I want something like f[x@t]. I think avoiding the stack up of ']' characters results in code that is easier to read and understand. -- To reply via email subtract one hundred and four