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Jul
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answered Is fewer lines of code always better?
Jul
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asked Demonstration of garbage collection being faster than manual memory management
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accepted Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
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awarded  Good Question
Feb
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comment Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
"The "argument" was an angle of some sort." Oh, are you referring to the ("arg") function?
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comment Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
Wow, +1 for the reference -- the other definitions are helpful as well: subject, contents.
Feb
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revised Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
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Feb
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comment Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
@Rachel: Yeah sure, no worries, I'll add it.
Feb
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comment Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
Just a note regarding the edit, I put the word "actual" in there to distinguish them from "formal" parameters. Otherwise there are going to be a million people thinking I didn't understand the difference, who will try to answer the wrong question.
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asked Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
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