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Re: ClearAll ?? or what

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  • Subject: [mg102852] Re: ClearAll ?? or what
  • From: AES <siegman at>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 06:33:26 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • References: <h7371j$b28$> <h75nba$p3g$> <h77nb8$s5d$> <h788qn$bgs$>

In article <h788qn$bgs$1 at>,
 Albert Retey <awnl at> wrote:

> > The problem (a minor one) is that if you do this, then the first time 
> > you execute such a notebook in a newly opened Mathematica session, you 
> > will get the "error" message:
> > 
> >    Remove::rmnsm: There are no symbols matching "Global`*". >>

> a message is a message and an error is an error. I think this is not
> meant to be an error message, but a warning message, and I think it is

I guess my mistake was to click the ">>" at the end of this 
warnng/message/"error"/whatever, which took me to the 
Mathematica documentation for Remove::rmnsm, in which I 
read, quote:

  "An error occurs if there are no symbols with names that 
   match the string pattern given in the argument of Remove"

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