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- Subject: Re: Selenophobia
- From: Ahmed Charles <acharles@...>
- Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:34:46 +0000
On 3/28/2017 2:27 AM, Joseph Manning wrote:
> On Tue, March 28, 2017 07:14, Ahmed Charles wrote:
>>> I find this amusing because I've never written "len - 1" in a loop, I've
>>> only ever written "!= len".
> You're amused? I'm confused. This list is about Lua.
The context of the statement was someone claiming to write "len - 1" in
languages that have 0 based indexing, so obviously, my response was not
This paper by Dijkstra basically nails my perspective and was written
two years before I was born... :)
I really like Lua as a language and it's my favorite scripting language,
but it's not perfect, no language is.