[Nickle] Growable arrays, sort of
cworth at east.isi.edu
Wed Jul 2 11:11:04 PDT 2003
On Jun 29, Keith Packard wrote:
> int[*] is a one-dimensional array of indeterminant length.
> int is an array of indeterminant dimensions, each of indeterminant
For what it's worth, I've always found this syntax
confusing. Reversing the two might help.
int looks to me like a one-dimensional array with the length
missing. Nice and clean syntax, not much going on.
The case of an "array of indeterminant dimensions" has more going
on. The '*' in int[*] would seem a nice stand-in for an arbitrary
number of bracket pairs.
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