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daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Mon Jan 8 00:05:12 1996 )

Date: Sun, 07 Jan 1996 23:51:03 +0500
To: coldstuff@tombstone.sunrem.com
From: mwilson@vt.edu (Mike "Zaphod" Wilson)

I was trying to write a simple little program to demonstrate some
code to a friend, and I can't seem to get it to compile, nor do I
understand why it won't .... anyone care to point out what
I'm doing wrong?
>arg l , [dummy];
>var x,y,temp;
>if (type(l) != 'list){
>   throw (~type, "Must be list of strings");}
>for x in (substitutions)
>    if (.find_method(x[2]))
>        for y in [1 .. l.length()]  {
>             temp = tosym(x[2]);
>             temp =  (| .(temp)() |);
>             l[y] = $string.replace(l[y],x[1],temp) ;
>return l;

mwilson@glock.com                                             mwilson@vt.edu
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