[REBOL] Re: ZERO-INDEX-PATCH_alpha-001
From: joel:neely:fedex at: 6-Jul-2001 14:12
Ryan Cole wrote:
> I might actually use them on occasion if they were packaged
I certainly would, if they were native (e.g. without the
performance penalty of mezzanine functions).
> * Patch the system words, but just add a /zero indexing
> option. This way nothing breaks and you can still load
> in unsuspecting programs without problems.
Of your list of options, this one seems most minimal (and
therefore most desirable IMHO).
> PS: To say strictly that we should only use 0 based
> indexing would leave many problems suited for 1 based
> indexing having to do adjustments. And so it is vice
> versa. Being able to use the appropriate system for each
> instance the makes clear sense to me.
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