[Coco] A bug in Basic09/RunB

Robert Gault robert.gault at worldnet.att.net
Tue Dec 8 07:13:41 EST 2009

Gene Heskett wrote:

> Basic09 is a 'base 0' language.  There are some, but I avoid them like h1n1,
> that are 'base 1' because once you are into that mindset where 0 is a valid
> number, a base 1 system seems irrevocably broken.
> [...]

That's not quite right. :) The default condition of Basic09 is 'base 1' 
but you can use the BASE 0  BASE 1 commands to change the index for 
first elements in an array or data structure.
This command, BASE, does not affect string commands.

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