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I am continuing to suffer from APL withdrawal (for several years now)
... in another C situation.
Does anyone have any other APL-like goodies like this?

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> -----Original Message-----

> Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 1997 10:33 PM

> Subject:      Re: Programming language vote - results

> Raul Miller writes on Wednesday, October 22:

> > C is more suited to implementation of object oriented designs
> > than C++, and hungarian notation is just another way of
> > polluting a namespace.

> > Here, a.h has:
> >         typedef I long;
> >         #define DO(n, that) {I i=0;I _n=(n); for(;i<_n;i++){that}}

> > /***********************************************************/

> > #include "a.h"

> >   ...

> I think you mean     typedef long I;

> This use of typedef and the DO macro are two of Arthur Whitney's great
> gifts
> to the development of J.  He used both in his one-page interpreter
> written
> at the Kiln Farm on 1989-08-27.  Currently, the DO macro is used over
> 600 times in the J intepreter -- that's over 600 cases where I don't
> have
> to worry about the loop counter, the loop limit, etc.



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