What is a real?

doc hawk dochawk at gmail.com
Sat Apr 25 13:23:11 EDT 2020

On Apr 25, 2020, at 10:19 AM, Kee Nethery via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> In FORTRAN, any variable that starts with a letter in the alphabet from “I” to “N” is an INteger. All other variables are reals (something expressed in scientific notation).

Leading to the observation that “GOD is REAL, unless declared INTEGER” . . . 

[that said, the first non-comment line in any Fortran I write is “Implicit None”.   My livecode is also always set to require explicit declaration, and I’m the odd one out here in really wonting to add strong types to livecode . . .]

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