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Re: 0-based indices for verbs in old code...
On Sun, 24 Mar 1996, Adrian Irving-Beer wrote:
> >Will there be a clean version of LambdaCore soon that eliminates using
> >the zero base for accessing verbs? I enabled the old behavior by
> >defining $server_options.support_numeric_verbname_strings and setting it
> >equal to one. Or has someone compiled a list of verbs and fixes that
> >addresses this problem?
> I created a toggle ($grep_with_match) which would allow someone to use
> $string_utils:match instead of just index(). This allowed me to use
Take a look at @egrep, that does the same thing as @grep but uses regexps.
> @grep *0..length(verbs(*)) - 1*
Use: @egrep %[0..length(verbs(.+)) - 1%], although you'll have to fix a lot
more than that to get it to fully support 1-based indexes, including fixing
all the verbs that say the # of the verb after the name (ie @verb).
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