INMC 80 News

  

May–September 1981, Issue 4











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VARIABLES:integer:range +/ 65535
real:ranges +/  0.1469 E-38 to +/  0.1701 E+39
character:ASCII
OPERATORS:integer: + – * DIV MOD
real: + – % /
real(non-standard):** {exponentiation}
boolean: NOT = <> < > <= >=
FUNCTIONS:integer:ABS SQR
integer-real:ROUND TRUNC
real:ABS SQR SQRT SIN COS ARCTAN LN EXP
real(non-standard):RCPL SIND COSD ARCTAND {degrees}
LOG {to base ten}
integer-char:ORD CHR
PROCEDURES:value and variable parameters
CONTROLS:BEGIN – END
REPEAT – UNTIL
WHILE – DO
FOR – TO/DOWNTO – DO
IF – THEN
IF – THEN – ELSE
INPUT/​OUTPUT:READ READLN EOLN
WRITE WRITELN: expressions and character strings
OTHER:Comments are supported, as is recursive syntax.

This package runs in 16k. It includes a system bootstrap, the MAPP 1-4Z floating point package, MAPP extension, Pascal interpreter and compiler and a screen editor. It compiles to compact, relocatable MAPP code. The editor required is also supplied.

ACCURACY:Eight significant figures, one before the decimal point.


3. HISOFT NASPAS

HISOFT Ltd.,
__ ______ ____,
Liden,
Swindon ___ ___
Cost 35.00

CONSTANTS:Identifiers may be specified as constants and assigned to numeric values, character values or the values TRUE and FALSE
Predefined constants: MAXINT = 32767 {largest integer}
TRUE or FALSE: Boolean constants
ON OFF INVERT: Identifiers of type COLOUR
TYPES:INTEGER: –32768 to +32767
REAL: 7 significant figures, 3.402825 E38 to 5.87747 E-39
BOOLEAN: TRUE AND FALSE
CHAR: 256 characters
ARRAY: arrays, with elements of any type
SET:of any simple TYPE
COLOUR: used in conjunction with Nascom block graphics routines
OPERATORS:assignment: :=
arithmetic: +, –, *, DIV, MOD, /
relational: = <> < > <= >= IN
logical: NOT OR AND
set: + – *
FUNCTIONS:Predefined functions:ABS CHR EOLN INCH ODD ORD

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