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--- ais/ai-00323.txt	2006/02/21 04:21:46	1.4
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+From: Robert Dewar
+Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2006  11:20 PM
+
+> I'm not sure the analogy is very good, since this was just
+> a simple yes or no (although there were some creative
+> middle grounds that were suggested at some point in
+> the past year that might be worth revisiting, FWIW).
+
+(off topic I know, but I didn't start it :-))
+
+These middle grounds would be interesting to look at, if they
+resulted in any movement on this issue. I continue to find
+the prohibition of out parameters in functions to be one
+of the silly and annoying design decisions in Ada. Every
+time I run into it, I just have to rig up some more or
+less ugly circumvention that lets me do what I want.
+
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+
+From: Tucker Taft
+Sent: Friday, September 29, 2006  12:11 AM
+
+For what it is worth, here is a quick summary of Pascal's
+suggestion, and his further comment on it (both can
+be found in the Appendix of AI95-00323).
+
+[Followed by mail of January 24, 2006, found above.]
+
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+

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