(j3.2006) Select Rank

Robert Corbett robert.corbett
Tue Feb 17 18:06:22 EST 2015


On 02/17/15 14:38, Bill Long wrote:


>  The A is a variable that is an array.  How many places in the standard do we assume that the number of subscripts in an array element designator is the same as the declared rank of the array?  Do we really think that the edits to implement this feature would address all of those places?   Not to mention internal compiler variable descriptions that incorporate this assumption that would face being changed.  [I?m not sure what you mean by ?construct name?.  We have a syntax term<construct-name>, but it has nothing to do with this example. Construct names do not have ranks.]

I was sloppy.  By a construct name, I meant a construct entity that is a name.  Something like an associate name, which is similar to the case here.  Associate names can have rank.

Bob Corbett




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