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Re: N_ELEMENTS and WHERE: Scalar or Array ?

Stein Vidar Hagfors Haugan wrote:
> The problem is the "null" - it ought to be something other than an
> integer/long/long64. Ok, so maybe -2LL^63 would do... and of course
> you'd need to keep compatible, so you need WHERE(..,/null)
> How'bout {} ? :-) I'm not *just* kidding. [] work as both array
> constructors and indexing brackets, so {} could work as both
> structure constructors and indexing brackets..

Differences in function based on differences in types of brackets will
to confusion -- in part because of the difficulty of distinguishing {
and [
and ( in some fonts.

The idea of a switch on the WHERE function sounds much better.