Question on Joining of list
tn.pablo at gmail.com
Sat Jul 19 21:30:27 CEST 2008
On Jul 18, 6:43 pm, John Machin <sjmac... at lexicon.net> wrote:
> On Jul 18, 11:42 pm, ptn <tn.pa... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Remember C, where i, j,
> > k are indices, p, q, r are pointers, s, t are strings and x, y, z are
> > integers.
> Only by convention (even-K&R-v1 C required explicit declarations
> almost everywhere), and x etc being used for integers is news to
> me ... perhaps you were thinking of m and n.
> The only language I remember that had implicit typing was FORTRAN (GOD
> is real, but JESUS is an integer).
Yes, I meant by convention.
x is the first name that comes to mind when declaring an unimportant
int. Perhaps it's just me.
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