Jonathan Scott Duff wrote:I think 'shape' fits better than 'cardinal' or 'dimension'; these things
> Maybe it's just my BASIC upbringing, but "shape" doesn't seem like the
> right word. Words like "dimension" and "cardinal" fit better in my
> But "shape" makes me want to do something like this:
> my num @a is shape('triangle');
> That might make sense for triangles, but not the others (unless
have a 'dimension' that is distinct from their shape (e.g., C<my int @a
is shape(3;4;5);> has three dimensions). 'shape' implies the topology of
the array; though I can see how it would be easy to assume 'shape' means
Think of it more like "the shape of ships, the shape of ships, the shape
Forgive me if I come across pedantic; I'm just trying to provide some
> Anyway ...my two cents. If "shape" is carved in stone, I'll live withSee, a stone has another shape! <grin>
> it :)
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