(j3.2006) deallocating pointer function results

Bill Long longb
Tue Nov 3 17:45:09 EST 2015

On Nov 3, 2015, at 3:44 PM, Van Snyder <Van.Snyder at jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:

> I don't see a problem here.  The function reference doesn't appar in the
> deallocate statement.  Argument association is not textual substitution.
> Weren't there versions of Algol that allowed a formal argument attribute
> that said "every time you reference the formal argument, go evaluate the
> expression for its corresponding actual argument?"  Was that "call by
> name??

I think it was ?one of the reasons Algol failed?.


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