What is the difference between the standard Pascal and Modern Pascal?

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Posted On: Feb 22, 2018

 

  • Modern Pascal provides more securities and fewer ambiguities during programming and coding. Whereas Standard Pascal provides more ambiguities, errors and fewer securities while coding or programming.
  • Modern Pascal offers the removal of the limit of any string length if the size is defined. Whereas, standard Pascal doesn’t allow the removal of limit of length.
  • Modern Pascal makes advancement over the standard Pascal by providing the var parameters that are used in functions and procedures.
  • Modern Pascal provides backward compatibility with the use of parameters in functions and procedures. But standard Pascal doesn’t provide backward compatibility.
  • Modern Pascal provides definitive compatibility with the use of symbols, whereas Standard Pascal doesn’t provide any compatibility related to symbols.

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