Localizaction of variables in Fit..

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg80722] Localizaction of variables in Fit..*From*: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>*Date*: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 02:31:51 -0400 (EDT)

Hello, does anybody know why functions like e.g. Fit, FindFit.. do not localize their variables. E.g. FindFit[Table[2+i,{i,9}],{a+ b x},{a,b},x] will fail if any of a,b,x has a value. This seems cumbersome and error prone to me, but maybe there is a reason? Daniel