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From: culliton@srg.af.mil (Tom Culliton x2278)
To: culliton@srg.srg.af.mil, mycroft@duality.gnu.ai.mit.edu
Cc: malte@techfak.uni-bielefeld.de, rc@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu
Subject: Re:  list operators
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1993 17:04:08 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9309151704.aa26993@ceres.srg.af.mil> (raw)

>>   ; x = ( 1 2 3 4 5 )
>>   ; y = $x(-3)		# all members except 3
>Having that be `all members except the 3rd one' would be okay.  Having
>it be `all members except the one that matches the string `3'' would
>be gross.  The latter requires a different syntax.

Agreed, that was my intention, to exclude the 3rd element.

; x=(a b c d e)
; echo $x(-1 -5)
b c d

It's probably/hopefully just academic anyways.  We really shouldn't be
making changes like this to rc at this point in the game.

             reply	other threads:[~1993-09-15 21:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
1993-09-15 21:04 Tom Culliton x2278 [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
1993-09-17 17:32 Stefan Dalibor
1993-09-16 10:11 malte
1993-09-15 20:47 Brynjulv Hauksson
1993-09-15 19:38 Tom Culliton x2278
1993-09-15 20:08 ` Charles Hannum
1993-09-15 19:01 rsalz
1993-09-15 18:29 Byron Rakitzis
1993-09-15 18:28 malte
1993-09-15 18:07 rsalz
1993-09-15 17:55 malte

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