Another Wart! string.find() [ was: namespace issue? ]

Greg Ewing greg at
Mon Jun 25 02:27:08 EDT 2001

"Steven D. Majewski" wrote:
> I know that *I* learned zero based sequences in High School math --
>  N-sub-zero, N-sub-one,

Mathematicians seem to use 0-based and 1-based indices
with about equal frequency, in my experience. Although
when doing *arithmetic* with the indices, 0-based
often seems to be preferred -- probably for the same
reason that Python prefers it!

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept, University of Canterbury,	  
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