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Re: IDLv5.4

Jeffrey Newmark (newmark@eitv2.nascom.nasa.gov) writes:

> I was wondering if anyone has had problems reading save sets
> made with IDL V5.4 on older versions? Is this a feature? 

Uh, yes. It has been a feature since IDL 0.934b.

> I can read old save sets on the new version. If indeed the savesets
> are not backwards compatible, that is very annoying!

What can I say. Get used to disappointment. :-)



P.S. Let's just say I'm working on a future-looking 
version of IDL that will anticipate all the new features
in the product up through February 29th, 2043. You
should see the list!!

David Fanning, Ph.D.
Fanning Software Consulting
Phone: 970-221-0438 E-Mail: davidf@dfanning.com
Coyote's Guide to IDL Programming: http://www.dfanning.com/
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