[Oberon] Modula2 vs Oberon IMPORT

Duke Normandin dukeofperl at ml1.net
Sat Jan 8 21:40:07 CET 2011

On Sat, 8 Jan 2011, Christian Demmer wrote:

> Duke Normandin wrote:
> >I'm not yet sure! Are you referring to the way things are on an Oberon
> >OS system, or otherwise? I'm learning Oberon-2 (and the Pascal-family)
> >on a Linux box. Do your comments apply on such as system as well?
> Yes, it's essentially the same. The difference is that what in an Oberon
> system applies to the whole system in your case applies to a single
> target program you write. I don't know your Compiler / System but I
Mike Spivey's OBC on an Xubuntu box.

> assume in your executable file there will be one incarnation of every
> procedure used, nothing more.

"one incarnation of every procedure used" => OK makes sense
"nothing more" => meaning no other un-used procedures from the
IMPORTed modules, or meaning no 2nd or 3rd etc copy of used procedures?

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