[Coco] Expert C programmer wanted
alxevans at concentric.net
Sat Feb 12 00:43:09 EST 2005
On Feb 11, 2005, at 5:00 PM, Roger Taylor wrote:
> At 06:07 PM 2/11/2005, you wrote:
>> On Feb 11, 2005, at 4:02 PM, John R. Hogerhuis wrote:
>>>> Is Pascal like Basic09, in that functions can't return values? If
>>>> not, then
>>>> you should be able to return a single value (a success/error code
>>> Functions in Pascal must return a value, IIRC.
>> Yes, in Pascal, functions return values, and procedures do not.
> If you look up the definitions of function and procedure in most
> programming books, functions return something while procedures (I
> guess) do not, but I just call'em procedures even if they do something
> to a pass-by-ref variable.
That is quite true. What I am referring to are the keywords procedure
and function in the Pascal language. Pascal unlike many languages
defines functions and procedures separately.
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