adding values from a csv column and getting the mean. beginner help

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Wed Dec 11 21:00:27 CET 2013

On 11/12/2013 19:46, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 6:41 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at> wrote:
>>> Square brackets in a usage description often mean "optional". You may
>>> want to be careful of that. There's no really good solution though.
>> There is, :)
> That appears to use <x> for a mandatory argument x, which is then
> slightly ambiguous with shell redirection. But that's the best
> notation I've ever seen for distinguishing mandatory args from fixed
> keywords.
> CrisA

I use the alternative X for a mandatory argument X.

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Mark Lawrence

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