Repeated/Wrong Text in NEURON extension to NMODL Doumentation

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Robert Claar
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Repeated/Wrong Text in NEURON extension to NMODL Doumentation

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I'm not sure if this belongs here but wanted to point it out. I was reading to try and figure out some reaction diffusion processes in a model I'm working on and found this webpage https://www.neuron.yale.edu/neuron/stat ... modl2.html. The Valence and Point_Process sections on this page are identical and I'm assuming that should not be the case.
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Re: Repeated/Wrong Text in NEURON extension to NMODL Doumentation

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That's a really old document that seems to have been unchanged for a long time--I have a copy of it from 2011, and it was old then. The error you note was present even in 2011. The text is somewhat agrammatical, and it doesn't have anything to do with VALENCE or "Point_Process" (which, by the way, should be POINT_PROCESS, but why bother correcting that when the rest of the text seems unrelated to the issue at hand--which happens to be how ion_style is inferred from statements in the NEURON block). I can only guess that these paragraphs are the shards and tatters of a prematurely interrupted revision of a paragraph or two that was never completed. Unlikely to have any bearing on reaction diffusion or to be essential for anything else. Cork it up in a bottle and drop it in the sea.
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