python for loop

Rhodri James rhodri at wildebst.demon.co.uk
Wed Apr 1 05:44:31 CEST 2009


On Wed, 01 Apr 2009 04:15:00 +0100, Lada Kugis <lada.kugis at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> On Wed, 01 Apr 2009 03:59:36 +0100, "Rhodri James"
> <rhodri at wildebst.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>
>>
>> Two opportunities to forget to lie about how big your array is

> It is rank 3, meaning a33 is the last element. I don't see how any
> alternative can be simpler than that.

You were saying about translating between C programs and FORTRAN
libraries.  C arrays are 0-based, FORTRANs are 1-based.  The
entry and exit points therefore give you two opportunities to
forget that you need to translate.  I don't rate that as simple,
myself.

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Rhodri James *-* Wildebeeste Herder to the Masses



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