[PD] $ expansion

Maurizio Umberto Puxeddu umbpux at tin.it
Mon Sep 9 17:45:23 CEST 2002

On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Frank Barknecht wrote:

> """
> 2.6.5. dollar signs
> In message or object boxes, message arguments starting with a dollar
> sign and a number (like "$1" or "$3-bazoo") are variables which are
> substituted with values supplied as part of the environment the
> message is passed in.
> """
> Note the "starting with a dollar".

Well probably I'm not smart but the sentence is also ambiguous. I
considered "$3" the variable and expected it to be substituted in
whatever position it is found.

Maurizio Umberto Puxeddu.

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