Why numbering should start at zero (according to Dijkstra)



Summary: A fast description of "Why numbering should start at zero" by Edsger W. Dijkstra, published in 1982 as "EWD 831".
Source material: EWD 831 can be found here.
Topics: Dijkstra, counting, programming conventions
Slides: link (pdf)

References
  • E. W. Dijkstra, "Why numbering should start at zero", EWD 831 (1982)
  • E. W. Dijkstra, "Another Filler of the YoP Institute", EWD 1019 (1988)