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[REBOL] Re: R: Re: Correct Behaviour? Was False = 2 ????

From: alekk:obywatel:pl at: 4-Jul-2001 13:13

----- Original Message ----- From: <[Robbo1Mark--aol--com]> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2001 10:20 AM Subject: [REBOL] Re: R: Re: Correct Behaviour? Was False = 2 ???? [...]
> I looked at Visual Basic, Pascal, Modula-2, C, C++, C#, Java, Javascript,
Perl, Python, Fortran amongst others and they ALL use zero based indexing. [...] So what? REBOL is different ;) IMO REBOL is designed with people in mind. When You say "all other languages..." it is like "millions of flies can't be wrong. Let's eat ...". 1. First, second ... - increases readability. With zero at start - it would be strange. 2. Length and last index is the same number - no need for another function. 3. Publicity - "Ah, THAT is the language which use ONE based indexing". 4. You can always write Your own dialect. Aleksander K. [alekk--obywatel--pl]