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mattfrye at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 14:59:19 EDT 2004
In this case, I suppose call-by-reference would be "the designer of PASCAL."
On Tue, 24 Aug 2004 12:59:42 -0400, Dan Monjar <dan at daijin.dissimulo.com> wrote:
> --On Tuesday, August 24, 2004 11:21:08 AM -0400 Matt Frye
> <mattfrye at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes, it's true that a better method of explaining Jensen's device is
> > by comparing it to call-by-reference. Specifically, that
> > call-by-reference is now part of standard C and call-by-name isn't.
> > Not directly anyhow.
> "Nicklaus Wirth, the designer of PASCAL, gave a talk once at which he was
> asked "How do you pronounce your name?". He replied, "You can either call
> me by name, pronouncing it 'Veert', or call me by value, 'Worth'.""
> Dan Monjar
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