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Re: MISSING Subcommand

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: MISSING Subcommand
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 11:19:04 -0800
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm wondering if there's a better way we can implement the /MISSING
> subcommand which appears in nearly all of the stats commands.
> Currently, it's up to each procedure to explicitly implement it, which
> is both a pain and error prone.
> Perhaps we could pass a parameter to the case_reader when its
> constructed so that it returns only the appropriate cases?

How about writing a function to do this that can be used by each
procedure after calling casereader_read()?  I'm not sure that
this really belongs in the case_reader: currently it doesn't have
any knowledge about what's in the data it's dealing with.
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