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Re^4: I prefer my indexes to start at:

by GrandFather (Saint)
on Sep 06, 2022 at 23:30 UTC ( [id://11146730]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: I prefer my indexes to start at:
in thread I prefer my indexes to start at:

"Hopefully, indexes have to be real integer values."

I don't see that they have to be "integer" values, but it gets tricky for current hardware if they aren't limited precision rational numbers. In fact even "integer values" is a deal breaker if they aren't limited precision.

Optimising for fewest key strokes only makes sense transmitting to Pluto or beyond

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Re^5: I prefer my indexes to start at:
by BillKSmith (Monsignor) on Sep 29, 2022 at 19:57 UTC
    "Integer value" is a rather abstract concept. It has nothing to do with precision or how we represent it (even on paper).
    Bill

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