Re: Context

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg70975] Re: Context*From*: "Philipp" <Philipp.M.O at gmail.com>*Date*: Fri, 3 Nov 2006 01:39:25 -0500 (EST)*References*: <eicnon$g4g$1@smc.vnet.net>

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." Sorry Philipp P.S. You need a back quote at the end of the context string in Begin["x`"]. Cheers. 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