cvn


Name:
cvn - Convert literal/string to name
Synopsis:
 
string cvn -> name
literal cvn -> name

Examples:
 
(joe) cvn -> joe
/joe cvn -> joe

Description:
 
cvn converts a given literal/string to a name.

Diagnostics:
 
no errors are issued.

Remarks:
 
The name follows the convention of PostScript and stands for
ConVert to Name.
This is a typesafe wrapper to cvn_l/cvn_s.

Author:
 
Marc-oliver Gewaltig, docu by HEP

SeeAlso: Source:
/home/graber/work-nest/nest-git/nest-simulator/lib/sli/typeinit.sli