[Oberon] Oberon07 - ARRAY OF BYTES

Joerg joerg.straube at iaeth.ch
Sun May 24 20:51:53 CEST 2020

I guess you mean this:
Have a look at Kernel.GetSector() and a call to it in FileDir.Search() with a totally different type.
Normally unthinkable in strictly typed Oberon. And even without importing SYSTEM...

This feature is not descibed in the Oberon report but used througout the Oberon system.


> Am 24.05.2020 um 20:36 schrieb Tomas Kral <thomas.kral at email.cz>:
> Hi,
> There was a post, showing bytes array uniform ability to accept
> structures through VAR ARRAY OF BYTES.
> I may not describe it precisely. Can you please post a reference?
> Emptied my mbox clean, with Oberon posts since 2015.  
> Many thanks
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