Subject Re: [IB-Architect] enhancement to procedure/trigger language
Author Nando Dessena

> >AFAIK Pascal has never had or needed a return statement, nor is it a
> >committee product. My personal opinion is also that it is a much more
> >coherent language than C. But this is going OT.
> Why doesn't it need a return statement?

Because it has an Exit standard procedure. Not perfect, admittedly.
See Doug's post.

> Perhaps the most serious problem with Pascal is the impoverishment
> of the original language which forced virtually very implementation
> to design a new language each, confusingly, named Pascal.

Yes; the standard was insufficient for almost everything, so anyone had
to enrich it in a different way...