[TUHS] Array index history
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Thu Jun 8 23:45:49 AEST 2017
On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 8:56 AM, Michael Kjörling <michael at kjorling.se>
> On 8 Jun 2017 08:49 -0400, from ches at cheswick.com (William Cheswick):
> > When he tests a microphone, Don Knuth says:
> > “Testing zero, one, two.”
> As opposed to Niklaus Wirth, who presumably would rather say:
> "Testing lower bound, lower bound plus one, lower bound plus two."
"Testing: the set N, defined so that there are some elements 'b' and 'e' in
N with known values taken from the integers and such that b less than or
equal 'e' and every other element is both the natural successor of an
element in N and less than or equal to 'e'."
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