anything like C++ references?
tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Jul 17 19:27:59 CEST 2003
"Stephen Horne" <intentionally at blank.co.uk> wrote in message
> Anyway, Algol and Fortran apparently (I didn't know this until
> *always* used call-by-reference.
Not true (about Fortran). I vaguely remember (about 1980) when IBM
Fortran switched from one calling convention to another. I initially
missed the one-line change in the manual update sheets. A working
program started giving strange results until I finally figured out
what was going on and then found the one line 'announcement'.
Terry J. Reedy
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