C subscripts

David Herron david at ukma.UUCP
Thu Nov 8 06:16:27 AEST 1984

> Summary: The logic of C's subscripting syntax
> @ Who else out there thinks that
> @        some_array_name[more][long][names]
> @ is actually a good way to do things?
>     I do!  I prefer to think of multi-dimensional arrays as arrays of arrays,
> which the current syntax implies, rather than as different entities.  It
> should be easy enough to write a program to convert between notations, though.
> -- 
>      -- Dave Long --
>    {fortune,idi,ios,hplabs,tymix}!oliveb!toml
> {allegra,ihnp4,msoft,tty3b,uvacs}!oliveb!toml

I agree too!  It is probably easier to learn as it reflects what 
is actually happening.  (The other notation looks like a function call).
David Herron
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