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I vote for bang. I think that it's important to reserve special-character prefixes and suffixes for the use of application programmers, so I'm against ``using up'' the whorl character just to provide a visual reminder of a procedure's linear-update effect. And I agree with Olin that adding the digit-one character is ugly, not to mention arbitrary. -- ====== John David Stone - Lecturer in Computer Science and Philosophy ===== ============== Manager of the Mathematics Local-Area Network ============== ============== Grinnell College - Grinnell, Iowa 50112 - USA ============== ======== stone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx - http://www.cs.grinnell.edu/~stone/ =======