[Oberon] Clarifying type compatibility in Oberon-07

Andreas Pirklbauer andreas_pirklbauer at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 8 07:17:39 CEST 2017

EDIT: "boils down" to instead of “boils"
ADDITION: There probably is no one “right” answer that suits everyone’s needs (or tastes..), otherwise it would surely have been found in the past 50+ years.. it hasn’t.

> On 08 Oct 2017, at 07:12, Andreas Pirklbauer <andreas_pirklbauer at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > On Sun Oct 8 02:26:53 CEST 2017 Chris Burrows wrote:
> >
> > If the programmer has chosen to use anonymous arrays it might well be reasonable to assume
> > he is not concerned about name equivalence so why should he be inconvenienced but prohibiting
> > assignments? Surely not just because it conflicts with somebody else's personal taste?
> It all boils to the question of whether we view the text “ARRAY 10 OF INTEGER” in an anonymous array declaration as
>   a) a name in its own right
>   b) a name with a parameter 10
>   c) not a name (anonymous entity)
> Different programmers will have different points of views on this.
> -AP

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