newbie syntax question

Austin Schutz tex at
Tue Apr 10 15:03:53 CDT 2001

On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 10:42:35AM -0700, selena wrote:
> Austin Schutz writes:
>  > 	This is a very basic question.
> awww... not so basic, tex. i believe that my first question was, "so,
> how the hell do i tell if a variable is an int or a char in this damn 
> language?"  or maybe, "how does anyone make any sense out of anyone
> else's code?"

	Maybe I've just been a cranky sysadmin for too long, but IMO
any question that can be answered by a very brief perusal of available
docs or an introductory tutorial of the language is basic.
	As for the bit about trying to make sense out of others' code,
well, I'm still working on that bit myself :-)


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