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On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Per Bothner wrote: >bear wrote: > >> #,(array >> #( #( a0 a1 a2) >> #( b0 b1 b2) >> #( c0 c1 c2))) >> >> Is a better notation -- more general and extensible, and >> requires less special reader support. No need to mention >> rank and size; those are implicitly given by the structure. > >How would you handle 0*N arrays? Do I understand correctly? You mean An array of no elements, whose every element is an array of N elements? Why is this different from or more useful than any other kind of array of no elements? I am aware that you can get such entities as a result in matrix operations, but I had always (perhaps mistakenly?) regarded them as a degenerate case not useful for further processing, and so didn't feel that they needed a source syntax. Bear