On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 11:10:26PM +0200, Christoph Eckert ce-at-christeck.de |LAU| wrote:
That doesn't matter. It's the difference between cardinal and ordinal
numbers. Even in computers, cardinal numbers (those designating a
quantity) use 0 for none and 1 for, well, 1. Ordinal numbers (those
that number things sequentially) always begin at 0 for the first item,
as far as the computer is concerned.