[Oberon] Question about Oakwood guidelines and design choices
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Sun Jun 6 21:23:25 CEST 2021
On 2021-06-06 20:40, Robert Doiel wrote:
> But Files WriteReal() in Oakwood on;y has one
> parameter. Does anyone know the history behind why Oakwood as to why
> Out.Real() and Files.WriteReal() would be different?
As far as I understand the Files module writes binary data, i.e. data
which is supposed to be read by a program, whereas the Out module writes
formatted data read by a human being. When a number is written in binary
format it makes no sense to have it right aligned.
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