Re: Style for function calls?
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- Subject: [mg97164] Re: Style for function calls?
- From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
- Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2009 05:39:41 -0500 (EST)
- Organization: Uni Leipzig
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Hi, try k @ 1~ g ~2 // f and think if you would not prefer the g, f. k version of the syntax. Some notations like the infix for Plus are historical motivated. But if you write a new function you have no historical reason to use this syntax. Regards Jens Erik Max Francis wrote: > I'm fairly new to Mathematica and have a style question rather than a > functionality question. > > I'm aware with the operator forms for Postfix (//), Prefix (@), and > Infix (~), and I've found the // operator useful for piping long results > through the ...Form functions, or N, or the like, as a quick > afterthought while typing a lot of stuff. > > What are the analogous situations where @ or ~ are used? Looking at > random notebooks around I've from time to time seen them used but there > doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason; it's not clear when > stylistically they'd be useful, as opposed to the // operator, which I > can see and use myself. >