Hi,

In message "Re: Range#length?!?!?"
    on 03/02/13, Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng <hgs / dmu.ac.uk> writes:

|<OT> This has always puzzled me, that
|the longer gap ('..' vs '...') is the shorter interval, but it's way
|too late to change now, and knowing what I know of Matz's work,
|there's going to be a VERY good reason for this! </OT>

Unfortunately not for this case.  ".." was there first, so only "..."
was available when I wanted end excluding range.  I made up the reason
that ".. would be used more often, so that it should be shorter", but
I myself does not feel this is very good reason.

							matz.