Arrays vs Lists

Rob Cozens rcozens at pon.net
Thu Dec 5 12:39:00 EST 2002


>Why restrict your definition to an ORDERED group of "things"? 
>Granted that intuitively, ordering renders the list more useful. But 
>should it be a requirement?

Along this line, the HyperCard Reference Manual (p 7-27):

"You can automatically highlight the line that a user clicks in a 
field, treating the clicked line as a selection from a list."

I see nothing there to imply a list must be ordered.
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Rob Cozens
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