VAX/VMS Pascal, Modula-3, Oberon, what could have been....

Eric Smith spacewar at
Wed Nov 2 22:42:35 CDT 2016

On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 7:30 PM, Jon Elson <elson at> wrote:

> I was VERY pleased to discover FPC (Free Pascal Compiler) which implements
> the Borland and DEC extensions very well.

On the other hand, I *despise* that they've conflated pointers with arrays,
like C does.

In "real" Pascal, you can certainly have a pointer to an array, but you
have to declare it that way. You can't index pointers.

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