(j3.2006) request for interpretation

Kurt W Hirchert hirchert
Sat Apr 5 11:13:45 EDT 2008

Van Snyder wrote:
> That is, if we had started describing arrays as accessor procedures 22 
> years ago, the problem Kurt has brought to our attention today 
> wouldn't exist.
Not really.  You might have been able work around this particular 
example, but I could have just as easily chosen an example of the 
problems in that had nothing to do with arrays.  Accessor 
functions may have merit, but in this particular case, they are a red 


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