Originally posted by fred rosenberger:
you could always pretend like java started with 1... as long as you declare your arrays bigger than you really need them.
Originally posted by Pat Farrell:
Why did C do it? Because C is just PDP-11 assembly language with some minor syntactic sugar. Assembly languages always use zero based.
Originally posted by Guido Sautter:
what do you mean "we're cursed with int, float, etc."?
Originally posted by Jeanne Boyarsky:
Of course, this isn't such a good idea when you work on a team since your teammates will be using the standard convention of starting with zero.