[Tutor] 'Common' mistake ... for other newbies

R. Alan Monroe amonroe at columbus.rr.com
Mon Apr 12 17:54:32 EDT 2004

> Why are indexes based on
> 0 instead of 1 ?

I always chalked this up to computers running on electricity, and the
base state being "all the electricity turned off". Even if it's not
accurate it's a handy mnemonic.


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