[Oberon] Easter eggs in Oberon

Hans Klaver hklaver at dds.nl
Sun Apr 12 21:27:58 CEST 2020


You wrote:

>> One to go. I must say that this last one is not implemented in Oberon System V5 because
>> it has no browser, but is in various other Oberons, and is part of the Oakwood Guidelines.
> There is an exponentiation operator “**” (example: a := b**c) in the Oakwood Guidelines for Oberon-2.

It is mentioned in the Oakwood Guidelines, with the following comment (italics are mine):
<< BK: This introduces a fifth level of precedence into the language. If we include this at all then the full expression grammar needs to be defined so that it can be implemented consistently. Any volunteers please ... >> 

I'm not aware that this was ever implemented in any Oberon.

So, no, this is not the last one.


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