[Tutor] Functions !

alan.gauld@bt.com alan.gauld@bt.com
Wed, 29 Aug 2001 12:23:28 +0100

> They are similar.  I never did enough BASIC programming to really call
> it programming, but from other posts on this list I believe that BASIC
> subroutines have no local variables or arguments -- everything is
> global instead.  

True of old BASICs, certainly of Commodore C64 vintage!
Modern BASICs (c1985 on) allow both parameter passing and 
local variables.

Minor clarification of no direct relevance :-)

Alan g