Re: Lack of formal syntax undermines Ada

"(see below)" <yaldnif.w@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Functions can modify global variables if they are visible.
Functions can also modify data via pointers.

And they can call procedures or entries that can do almost anything.

Thanks to all for that clarification.

Bill - as a matter of interest, are you the "Findlay & Watt" Pascal

Indeed I am.

Also the "Watt, Wichmann and Findlay" Ada Bloke. 8-)

That was after my time, I studied Electronics at Glasgow Uni 1983-87,
and we were taught Pascal by the computing department using your book
- Second Edition!