[Oberon] How to mimic an associative array

Chris Burrows chris at cfbsoftware.com
Thu Dec 2 00:14:19 CET 2010

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Duke Normandin [mailto:dukeofperl at ml1.net] 
>Sent: Thursday, 2 December 2010 3:53 AM
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>Subject: [Oberon] How to mimic an associative array
>Hello list...
>Given that Oberon-2 does not natively support associative 
>arrays (aka hash; map - in other languages), I need to come up 
>with a tailor-made equivalent. 

Refer to Chapter 5. "Key Transformations (Hashing)" (and maybe some of the
other chapters as well) in:

"Algorithms and Data Structures" (Oberon Version Aug 2004) by Niklaus Wirth.
You can download a copy (1.2 MB PDF file. 179 pages) from:



Chris Burrows
CFB Software
Astrobe v3.2: ARM Oberon-07 Development System

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