Bill Allombert on Tue, 14 Aug 2007 11:56:24 +0200

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Re: default null-arg feature

On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 12:36:42PM +0200, Joerg Arndt wrote:
> The mechanism to have automatic default zero
> for all arguments has bitten me quite often.

I agree with you it is painful. Maybe this should be changed in 
PARI 2.4.

> Is there any reason to have it?
> if so, could we have an option (e.g. something in ~/.gprc)
> to disable it?

gp2c allows to disable it with the '-S' flag or using types.