Introduced in the 1977 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard; removed in
the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.
This function is obsolete. Use the function $ORDER instead.
Be careful when converting code from using the function $NEXT to using $ORDER: code fragments referring to loopcounter<0 and loopcounter=-1 may occur several lines past the 'end' of the loop.
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It is part of a book by Ed de Moel that is published under the title "M[UMPS] by Example" (ISBN 0-918118-42-5).
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