[Oberon] Re (2): Multiple RETURN in a procedure

peter at easthope.ca peter at easthope.ca
Mon Oct 24 15:24:04 CEST 2022

From:	Chris Burrows <cfbsoftware at gmail.com>
Date:	Mon, 24 Oct 2022 19:39:21 +1030
> If you are considering bidding for this work ...

I suggested bounties for revised procedures or Modules. Bidding for a 
work is a completely different model; in my view inappropriate for the 
objective. In any case, I'm still busy with details in André's 

> 18,800 Lines of code
> 37 Modules
> Before: 181 RETURNs
> After: 126 RETURNs
> The edit and compilation exercise took a total of 3 hours and I had the
> added satisfaction of being able to eliminate a LOOP in the process :)

Thanks for the stats.  Wojciech mentioned 3 k lines.  According to 
your results all his revisions should be completed in a few hours.  

> Most of the changes were mechanical but there are a few which will 
> require more than a smoke test.

Inevitably, revision and testing reveals further possible 
improvements.  Elusive bugs bite.  (The devil is in the details.)  
Meanwhile other things need attention.  A few days soon pass.  Time 
flies when having fun.

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