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Stub

Stub
is an attribute which specifies that if a symbol is ever used, Needs should automatically be called on the context of the symbol.
  • A symbol is considered "used" if its name appears explicitly, not in the form of a string.
  • Names["nameform"] and Attributes["nameform"] do not constitute "uses" of a symbol.
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