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According to the specification for openformula (see:,
the syntax for the function 'sum' is:

SUM( { NumberSequenceList N }+ )

e.g. SUM(a1+b2)
However in calc the function:


still produces a correct result. Isn't the logical behaviour for the
second function to return an error, for non-compliance with the
standard. This is being asked for learning if it is better to use the
official syntax or accept that these "short-cuts" exist.


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