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Re: CONLANG Digest - 2 Jan 2000 to 3 Jan 2000 (#2000-4)

From:Markus Miekk-oja <torpet@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 4, 2000, 23:41
> If you start a job, do you refer to the day you begin as your "zeroth > day" at that job? No, it's the "first day".
If you've heard about the "fence post error", you probably know that some programmers refer to the first element of an array, as the nullth. However, calling the 1th the "first" would be absurd, so some call that the on(e)th. (nollte och ente elementet). However, I'm adviced to not do that.