From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-28 11:49:02
I think the arguments for interoperability of zero-based indexing are
compelling. All the same, is there any reason we can't have both zero-based
indexing and '_1st', '_2nd', etc. as suggested below?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rainer Deyke" <root_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 12:04 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Re: Tuple library accepted
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> From: <jaakko.jarvi_at_[hidden]>
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> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 4:00 AM
> Subject: [boost] Re: Tuple library accepted
> > There was no conclusion (will there ever be?).
> > Currently indexing is 1-based, and there's an upcoming article about
> > tuples in CUJ, which describes them as 1-base indexed.
> > However, this doesn't prevent taking the other alternative,
> > if that is considered better.
> > So those who feel strongly about this issue, speak up now and we'll
> > change to 0-based. Otherwise, I'd suggest leaving it as it is.
> I strongly prefer 0-based, *or* names like '_1st', '_2nd', '_3rd'
> with '_1st', of course). Anything else is inconsistent and likely to
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