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[MJackson.Wbst: Why Your Pascal and Modula-2 Programs Don't Work]

The classic fencepost bug?

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Date: Tue, 11 Sep 84 11:02 EDT
From: MJackson.Wbst
Subject: Why Your Pascal and Modula-2 Programs Don't Work
To: AllWhimsy^.ES
cc: Modula-2^.ES, ProcessTechnology^
Reply-To: MJackson.Wbst

"In an array, individual elements are readily identified by means of a
computed index, which represents a position in the sequence of elements.
The address of the fifth element, for example, is simply the address of
the first element plus five times the size of an element."

--	Niklaus Wirth in the September /Scientific American/

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