cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri Jan 29 15:14:29 CST 2021
>> Early versions of BASIC had a keyword "LET". LET X = 3 is devoid of
>> most of the ambiguity, and LET 3 = X is much less likely to be
>> attempted. 'Course, changing the values of constants opens up some
>> strange possibilities!
On Fri, 29 Jan 2021, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> SUBROUTINE FOO(X)
> INTEGER X
> CALL FOO(10)
> Lots of fun, there.
I said that LET made redefining constants LESS likely, just because it
clarifies that it is an assignment to be done. There are other ways.
Redefining constants permits fixing a number of things,
such as 42
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