Bill Allombert on Mon, 07 May 2012 23:20:36 +0200

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Re: new GP language feature: simultaneous affectations

On Mon, May 07, 2012 at 09:00:16PM +0100, John Cremona wrote:
> This sounds useful!
> Before this gets into the documentation, you should know that
> "affectation" means something completely different in English.  I
> think you mean "assignment" (in the sense that a value gets assigned
> to a variable),  or possibly "application" (in the sense that a
> function gets applied to its arguments).

Ah thanks, I meant assignment.
It appears that the frenchism was already in the old PARI parser 
(a=b was called a affect block) and I carried it over to the 
new parser.