On 7/17/07, Adrian Howard <adrianh / quietstars.com> wrote:
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> On 16 Jul 2007, at 19:22, Lloyd Linklater wrote:
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> > Tim Pease wrote:
> >> Actually, if Ruby had been implemented in Fortran or Pascal, then
> >> most
> >> certainly arrays would have begun indexing with 1 instead of 0.
> >
> > Ok, I know that this is not a Ruby point, but I feel compelled to
> > respond.  The basic array in Pascal is zero based.
Wait a second are you sure?

type my_array = array[<somerange>] of <sometype>;

It was up to you, right? Maybe you are talking of some dialects or did
I really forget??

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