Re: empty intervals John Cowan 29 Jul 2015 17:06 UTC

Per Bothner scripsit:
>   "So the getter of an Array with an empty interval as a domain would be
>   able to return no values at all.  So I don't understand constructions
>   that allow Arrays with empty Intervals as domains to return a single
>   value. Since I don't understand it, I don't allow it."
>
> "Empty intervals" can refer to two different things.

+1.  Empty intervals lead to arrays with zero elements; no intervals
at all generates an array (a scalar) of rank 0 with one element.

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