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Re: [ddlm-group] Vote on concatenation operator. .

I vote no.




John C. Bollinger, Ph.D.

Department of Structural Biology

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital




From: ddlm-group-bounces@iucr.org [mailto:ddlm-group-bounces@iucr.org] On Behalf Of James Hester
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2010 12:02 AM
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Subject: [ddlm-group] Vote on concatenation operator. .


Dear DDLm group members,

It appears that we have exhausted the discussion on the pros and cons of a concatenation operator.  I'd therefore like to call for a vote on the following:

"That a datavalue concatenation operator be added to the CIF2 syntax.  The concatenation operator shall be a single underscore, placed between the two datavalues to be concatenated and separated from each of them by whitespace.  The concatenation operator may only be used to concatenate delimited datavalues."

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