Python Feature Request: Allow changing base of member indices to 1

Dustan DustanGroups at
Tue Apr 17 12:24:45 CEST 2007

On Apr 14, 4:06 pm, Bjoern Schliessmann <usenet-
mail-0306.20.chr0n... at> wrote:
> jamadagni wrote:
> > OK fine. It is clear that this feature must be implemented if at
> > all only on a per-module basis. So can we have votes for
> > per-module implementation of this feature?
> I don't think it's worth the hassle. BTW, what's, IYHO, the distinct
> advantage of starting array indices at 1?

For newbies, it's easier to count starting with 1. It's rather
unintuitive to start at 0.

That's not to say that I support this feature request; I got used to
counting from 0. It just took me some time.

> Regards,
> Björn
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