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Re: Context

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  • Subject: [mg70975] Re: Context
  • From: "Philipp" <Philipp.M.O at>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2006 01:39:25 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <eicnon$g4g$>

I'm sorry to be a bearer of bad tidings, but that's exactly what the
manual states in Built-in Functions -> Begin,

"Begin thus affects the PARSING of input expressions."


P.S. You need a back quote at the end of the context string in


dh wrote:

> Hello,
> consider:
> fun[x_]:=( Begin[x];
>        Print[t];
>        End[];
>        );
> according to the manual one would think that the variable t in context x
> is printed. However, this is wrong! What is printed is Global`t.
> Therefore, the context to which a symbol belongs is determined during
> parsing and NOT execution.
> Can anybode give more insight and strict rules for this quirck?
> Daniel

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