[Oberon] [EXT] Display patterns [WAS Re: ORD for typecasting Pointers]

Andreas Pirklbauer andreas_pirklbauer at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 15 09:38:44 CEST 2020

     > I looked at the Extended Oberon Display.Mod,
    > which according to github is just two hours old.
   >  One thing which I immediately liked was:
    > VAR arrow*, star*, hook*, updown*, block*,
    > cross*, grey*: INTEGER; 

It was reverted back from Display.Pattern to INTEGER. The implementation with Display.Pattern (now at [*] as an experimental sandbox) turned out to be unconvincing and also breaks existing code.

[*] https://github.com/andreaspirklbauer/Oberon-module-Fonts-without-SYSTEM/tree/master/Sources/ExtendedOberon/Variant3

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