Question on Joining of list

John Machin sjmachin at
Sat Jul 19 01:43:35 CEST 2008

On Jul 18, 11:42 pm, ptn < at> 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).

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