global special variable for array index?

John R. Comeau comeaujr at
Fri Apr 21 00:12:32 CDT 2000

>>>>> "Bruce" == Bruce Timberlake <brucet at> writes:

    Bruce> What was originally proposed did not specify whether the
    Bruce> iteration count was or was not being used inside the loop.
    Bruce> As there was no reference to $index other than the
    Bruce> increment, I guessed it wasn't important within the loop
    Bruce> itself.

Yeah, I wasn't too clear about that.  I *am* using $index inside the
loop other than just to increment it.  And I did mean 'for' as a
synonym for 'foreach'.  Like Bobby said, it's easier to type.

Thanks for the replies.


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