parsing a line into stem

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Re: parsing a line into stem

Postby willy jensen » Wed Feb 15, 2023 8:27 pm

Right, I must remember never to answer before my 2nd cup of coffee ;)
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Re: parsing a line into stem

Postby Pedro » Thu Feb 16, 2023 7:10 am

re: "The part I was missing (And didn't know existed) was WORD"

In the statement that I think you refer to, WORD is being used as an arbitrary variable name rather than as a keyword. And I dislike the use of a function name ( WORD() ) as a variable name ( WORD ). Rexx allows it, but it could be confusing for the new reader.
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