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Russell Whitaker russ at ashlandhome.net
Tue Mar 4 18:00:59 CET 2003



On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:

> > Even worse, with circular unit references (which I don't like, but
> > we have to support them), things get even trickier. I could
> > construct some example if you really care ...
>
> Why do we have to support them?  I thought units were already
> non-standard, and I'm not aware of any compiler that DOES support
> circular units; is there one?  FreePascal does not, and Turbo Pascal
> does not.
>
User's Guide, Borland Pascal With Objects, version 7.0, page 131:

  "Because units in Borland Pascal don't need to be strictly hierachi-
   cal, you can make circular unit references.  ...see chapter 10 in the
   Language Guide."


  Russ




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