Re: GBIS question and possible Bug for colvar "outputSystemForce" declaration in NAMD CVS-2011-03-03

From: Bjoern Olausson (namdlist_at_googlemail.com)
Date: Wed Mar 23 2011 - 07:06:21 CDT

On Wednesday 23 March 2011 11:39:51 you wrote:
> On 23 March 2011 09:18, Bjoern Olausson <namdlist_at_googlemail.com> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 23 March 2011 03:07:53 Giacomo Fiorin wrote:
> >> Hi Bjoern, the comment character is the hash sign, '#'. The semicolon
> >> ';' is instead a part of the Tcl scripting language, among others, and
> >> not a part of the input. Remove the semicolons and it should work
> >> fine.
> >>
> >> Giacomo
> >
> > Okay, so the inbutfile does not follow the TCL scriting language style
> > and removing the smicolon worked....
> >
> > But why is it working for all the other keywords?
> > For example this:
> >
> > lowerBoundary -180 ;# Some Comment
> > upperBoundary 0 ;# Another comment
> >
> > Anny comments, suggestions to my other questions - anyone? :-)
>
> The reason for this is, scalar values are parsed in a less stringent
> way than booleans: once a number has been parsed successfully, the
> rest of the string is ignored.
>
> Cheers,
> Jerome

This makes sense :-)
Thanks for the clarification

Cheers,
Bjoern

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