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Re: Arrays: strange feature ?!
- Subject: Re: Arrays: strange feature ?!
- From: marc <m_schellens(at)hotmail.com>
- Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 14:39:30 +0900
- Newsgroups: comp.lang.idl-pvwave
- Organization: Institute of Physical & Chemical Research (RIKEN) Saitama,Japan
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- Xref: news.doit.wisc.edu comp.lang.idl-pvwave:19538
David Fanning wrote:
> Luca Fini (email@example.com) writes:
> > IDL is clearly a language grown by piling up things with no previous
> > design. Its syntax is crazy and some characteristics are very annoying.
> Some of us find in IDL the same subtle intelligence
> that pervades the Universe. If it seems crazy to us,
> it is because we haven't evolved our consciousness
> enough to perceive the underlying plan.
I agree, but the universe perhaps has to be this way, while a
programming language *could* be for sure more clearly structured that
Even this array stuff Nicolas complains about isn't a bug but a feature
(i.e. the syntax of IDL) like Alex pointed out.
But another more funny 'feature' is this:
% Syntax error.