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From: Bart Schaefer <schaefer@brasslantern.com>
To: Zsh hackers list <zsh-workers@zsh.org>
Subject: [PATCH] Clarify named references doc RE "for" loops
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2023 13:09:08 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAH+w=7YZ_t5rVTqs5Ag6Hvuvz+oW9VZ4yPmySMMPSuJaUYeQAQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)

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Oops, forgot to label the preceding message as a patch.

Almost didn't bother to do a post for this one.

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diff --git a/Doc/Zsh/grammar.yo b/Doc/Zsh/grammar.yo
index 1b834f41a..915b93bc0 100644
--- a/Doc/Zsh/grammar.yo
+++ b/Doc/Zsh/grammar.yo
@@ -190,6 +190,9 @@ use the positional parameters instead of the var(word)s.
 If any var(name) has been declared as a named reference,
 the corresponding var(word) is treated as the name of a
 parameter and var(name) is made a reference to that.
+Note that for the positional parameters, this treats the
+value of each positional as parameter name rather than
+creating a reference to the position.
 The var(term) consists of one or more newline or tt(;)
 which terminate the var(word)s, and are optional when the

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