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Subject: Re: Repeated *parameters*?

/ "Richard Quadling" <rquadling@googlemail.com> was heard to say:
| 2008/7/18 Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>:
|> I just noticed that methodparam has @rep. Does this make any sense, or
|> is it an editorial accident? I can't think of any languages for which
|> it makes sense.
| req (required) or rep (repeat).
| Many languages allow a variable number of arguments. If the argument type is
| generic, then rep="repeat" would be a valid way to represent that.

I suppose. Funcsynopsis has varargs for this though. I guess
methodsynopsis doesn't have anything similar. Maybe it's ok, it just
struck me as weird. What would it mean to say

   <methodparam rep="repeat">

                                        Be seeing you,

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http://nwalsh.com/            | called, the spiritual facilities are
                              | strong, but what gives the impression
                              | of extravagance proves usually on
                              | examination to be a relative deficiency
                              | of intellect.--William James

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