[Oberon] IMPORT Modules: why does order matter?

Nemo Nusquam cym224 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 18:23:41 CET 2019

On 03/03/19 08:05, Michael Schierl wrote (in part):
> [...] And while academia agrees that inline
> assembly is evil and should not be used unless really required in 
> low-level code, I've seen too many examples where inline assembly is 
> used "just for performance reason", sometimes with a comment of the 
> "portable" Oberon version behind that.
I worked for a company that produced portable scientific libraries 
(albeit not in Oberon) for a wide variety of processor families, mainly 
embedded.  Inline assembly was simply forbidden for maintenance 
reasons.   On the rare occasions that assembly was needed, an external 
file was used.


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