[Coco] Basic09 INPUT - Is this safe.
bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 15 12:18:52 EDT 2019
On 8/15/19 11:09 AM, Allen Huffman wrote:
> On Aug 15, 2019, at 9:53 AM, Bill Gunshannon <bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> But that doesn't smash any other variables. It just runs out
>> of space and kills the program.
> Yes, that’s all I’m meaning - a program crash.
Oh, I see. The original poster was asking about variable smashing
caused by the data exceeding the storage space allocated for the
STRING Variable. I think they were thinking along the lines of
C's ability to do that. COBOL is another one that has that
problem. Fortran might also but I have never tried to do it. :-)
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