(j3.2006) finalizer infelicity

Aleksandar Donev donev1
Wed Nov 21 17:56:53 EST 2007

On Wednesday 21 November 2007 14:57, Bill Long wrote:
> Today 14:57:48
> I think the question here is whether the standard requires that, for a
> conforming program, the user is required to write the final routine such
> that it conforms to the rules for argument association.
I say the question is whether the finalizer needs to be called at all or 
simply not called, not forcing either the user or the compiler into any 

> The constraint I thought you wanted added by the interp process was your
> suggestion that the final routine dummy argument had to be
> assumed-shape.
While that seems much better to me I do agree that it is outside interp 


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