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From: joel:neely:fedex at: 6-Jul-2001 14:12

Hi, Ryan, Ryan Cole wrote:
> I might actually use them on occasion if they were packaged > differently. >
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. >
Agreed. -jn- ___________________________________________________________________ One is the loneliest number... - Three Dog Night joel'dot'neely'at'fedex'dot'com