[TUHS] Array index history

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 11 07:08:07 AEST 2017


On 08/06/2017, Michael Kjörling <michael at kjorling.se> wrote:
> 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."

In his latest language Oberon, all arrays start at zero.

N.


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