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Edward Cherlin
June 8, 2005 22:59
Re: reduce metaoperator on an empty list
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On Wednesday 01 June 2005 17:18, Deborah Pickett wrote:
> You haven't convinced me, but rather than flog a dead horse,
> I'll just suggest that we both reserve the right to say "I
> told you so" when there are several years' worth of Perl 6
> code out there, and we see how common our respective examples
> are.

No need to wait. There is a ton of APL and J code to inspect. 
Having predefined identity elements for reductions on empty 
arrays is widely exploited. 

Edward Cherlin
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