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19 Oct 2021 17:06:24 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Mysterious function argument  
From: Kenneth
Date: 2 Oct 2021 15:35:00
Message: <web.6158b39c3ec630374cef624e6e066e29@news.povray.org>
William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> On 10/1/21 3:13 PM, Kenneth wrote:
>
>#declare F0 = function {pattern {bozo}}
> ..throws a fatal error just by itself, "Expected 'Rvalue to declare', pattern
> found instead"
>
>
> Hmm. Do others on windows see this sort of fail?
>
> The code parses for me with v3.7 and v3.8.
>

Good question. I just ran that 'pattern' version in v3.7.0 (Windows), and it
fails there too, same error message. I have a faint recollection that it parsed
OK in some earlier version of POV-ray like v3.6; but I could be wrong. It seems
to be a strange result in the Windows version nevertheless.


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