VBScript compact function

A VBScript equivalent of PHP’s compact

Function compact(varname)

    If Not isArray(varname) Then Exit Function

    Dim output : set output = Server.CreateObject("Scripting.Dictionary")
    Dim var,code

    For Each var In varname
        code = "If output.Exists(var) Then" & vbCrLf & _
                "   output.Item(var) = " & var & vbCrLf & _
                "Else" & vbCrLf & _
                "   output.Add var, " & var & vbCrLf & _
                "End If" & vbCrLf
        execute (code)


    set compact = output

End Function

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