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Discussion on: Array Is Not A Linear Data Structure

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Iven Marquardt

..because arrays are indexed data structures and the index says so.

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Yufan Lou Author

We need some inevitable structure in the index to describe what we want. But as I demonstrated under "Definition 2", we are free to choose what that structure is. We've agreed on using integer exactly because it is much more powerful than linear, thus convenient for indexing random access.