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Is there any very good technical reason behind starting the array index at 0, why not at 1??.
Pardon me if this seems to be a simple question to you.

in Perl the $[ variable helps us to set the first element in an array, and we can set the number as we wish.
but my doubt is, it makes a lot of sense to say that first index as '1', not as '0'
always first refers to '1', not '0'.

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In reply to why the array index has to start at 0?? by targetsmart

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