Re: Re: pure function with optional number of arguments

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg99008] Re: [mg99003] Re: pure function with optional number of arguments*From*: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>*Date*: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 03:44:36 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200904220912.FAA13452@smc.vnet.net> <gsmrus$ger$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: drmajorbob at bigfoot.com

I don't see, in the documentation, anything like Function[Null, body[##],Attributes] as a complete function -- that is, ##, #, or #n without their inclusion in a pure function ending in &. Function[Null, body[##],Attributes]& perhaps, but not Function[Null, body[##],Attributes] alone. Bobby On Thu, 23 Apr 2009 05:46:37 -0500, Leonid Shifrin <lshifr at gmail.com> wrote: > Yes indeed you are right, sorry for the confusion - just a stupid > mistake. > I had in mind an (irrelevant to this problem) possibility to use > Function[Null, body[##],Attributes] to give attributes to pure functions > defined with slots, which I believe is an undocumented feature (at least, > according to Roman Maeder as of v.4 - may be now it is, but I did not see > it). > > > Regards, > Leonid > > 2009/4/22 Szabolcs Horv=E1t <szhorvat at gmail.com> > >> Leonid Shifrin wrote: >> >>> Hi Ruth, >>> >>> You can use the undocumented form of the pure function which can take >>> an= > y >>> number of arguments: >>> >>> Function[Null, body[##]]. >>> >> >> This is a standard documented feature. See these doc pages: >> >> http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/ref/Function.html#29126 >> http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/ref/SlotSequence.html >> > > -- DrMajorBob at bigfoot.com

**References**:**pure function with optional number of arguments***From:*Ruth Lazcoz Saez <wtplasar@lg.ehu.es>