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Re: Value of a scalar specified by a second scalar

by VSarkiss (Monsignor)
on May 17, 2006 at 17:28 UTC ( #550057=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Value of a scalar specified by a second scalar

I know better ways...
OK, so you're not really after "how do I do this?", you want to be sure that "the answer" is that it's really stupid.

I invite you to read mjd's note on Why it's stupid to use a variable as a variable name.

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Re^2: Value of a scalar specified by a second scalar
by bangers (Pilgrim) on May 17, 2006 at 17:54 UTC
    The code (not mine) is badly structured and has other problems so I will get it changed. But ignorance is always dumber than knowledge and I didn't know the answer to the question I was asked. Now I do. So no the question wasn't stupid and as you now know the answer too, you too are a little less dumb then you were.

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