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25 Sep 2021 08:08:22 EDT (-0400)
  Re: return dictionary from macro [bug?]  
From: ingo
Date: 14 Apr 2021 13:44:20
Message: <XnsAD0CC8C65C6BAseed7@news.povray.org>
in news:6076e733$1@news.povray.org William F Pokorny wrote:

>> //-----------
>> #version 3.8;
>> 
>> #macro SomeThing(A)
>>    #local RD = dictionary;
>>    RD
>> #end
>>   
>> #declare SD = SomeThing(1);
>> //-----------
>> 
> 
> I'm confused as to what you are trying to do. Not myself used 
> dictionaries much as yet, but it looks to me like you are after:

The goal is to build a datastructure with the macro to pass around. After 
eliminating everything in the body of the macro this is what's left.

Haven't tried other versions of POV-Ray yet. Fiddling with something else. 
Will try soon as my old brain starts to remember discussing this with 
clipka before, .. I think.

Ingo


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