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RE: st: Adding -nocons- to -mlbeta-

From   Richard Williams <>
Subject   RE: st: Adding -nocons- to -mlbeta-
Date   Tue, 24 May 2005 21:57:35 -0500

At 11:43 PM 5/24/2005 +0100, Nick Cox wrote:
You may be on to something important there. Well
It sounds like Clive's main problem was elsewhere, but in any event that -no- coding is something to be careful of. It just seems counter-intuitive to me to have `constant' really mean "noconstant". And, it is easy to make mistakes if you don't understand how the -no- coding works, e.g. use `nocons' instead of `cons'. I just try to avoid it myself, by doing things like Scott suggested, e.g. have the syntax statement say Nocons instead of nocons.
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