date:  Thu, 3 Sep 92 15:58:43 CST
    from:  [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Ken Sailor)

>    Arrays and general functions are isomorphic, certainly in theory.
>    In practice, however, they are different and the differences
>    are significant.

>    And finally, it makes sense to have separate syntax for arrays
>    and general functions, because different behavior is expected
>    for the two.

That argument would suggest that you should use a different
syntax for each different implementation of an abstract data
type.  (Since their performance tradeoffs are usually different.)
Do you advocate that?


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