As I recall Carthage was destroyed. Maybe the scourge of index origin 1 will 
follow.

Cheers

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> On May 17, 2018, at 1:23 PM, Roger Hui <rogerhui.can...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> If it used alpha and omega then it's not tacit.  Tacit means no explicit
> mention of the function arguments; the term "tacit" was invented in 1991
> http://www.jsoftware.com/papers/TacitDefn.htm .  Tacit definition was first
> used APL\360, way back in 1966, as in +/ , but it was not recognized as
> tacit.  What made tacit fly were forks, first implemented in J in version
> 0.1.  In fact, tacit defn was implemented in J long before explicit defn.
> 
> 
> 
>> On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 12:14 PM, Don Guinn <dongu...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Tacit came out first in APL. Used alpha and omega. First time I saw +/รท#
>> and thought "What is that??" (Sorry. Couldn't find rho.)
>> 
>>> On Thu, May 17, 2018, 11:24 AM David Lambert <b49p23t...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> "APL and J are conceptually similar. That is, one knowing one language
>> can
>>> easily pick up the other. "
>>> Verbs and rank thinking are easily transferred.  Tacit programming was
>> new
>>> and difficult for me, having used APL, APL2, and a VAX-VMS APL from DEC.
>>> .QQ is quote quad, .BX is box, etceteras.
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