[Monetdb-developers] [Monetdb-checkins] MonetDB5/src/modules/mal/Tests remote00.mal, , 1.3, 1.4 remote00.stable.out, , 1.4, 1.5

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Tue Jul 10 21:11:35 CEST 2007

On 10-07-2007 14:51:38 +0200, Martin Kersten wrote:
> Fabian wrote:
> > Update of /cvsroot/monetdb/MonetDB5/src/modules/mal/Tests
> > In directory sc8-pr-cvs16.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv4482/Tests
> > 
> > Modified Files:
> > 	remote00.mal remote00.stable.out 
> > Log Message:
> > Be a little bit smarter when dealing with functions.  Allow dotted
> > notation for <module>.<func> next to just <func> for the default/current
> > module.  (currently I guess this is "user", but should be retrieved
> > somehow to be on the safe site...)
> Yes, the default is the user module. I have been 'struggling' with
> arguments for reflective functions. I settled down to using two
> arguments where needed e.g. f(mod:str,fcn:str,...)
> It is not optimal, but avoid string construction/analysis

Any good reason for that?

(you only use it in mdb's list IMHO, where the "cost" is not important,
and the functionality would be very nice, I use it in remote.get where
it is highly undesirable to have two arguments instead of one)

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