BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 01-08-93 (04:20) Number: 380
From: SEAN EMBRY Refer#: NONE
To: CORIDON HENSHAW Recvd: NO
Subj: !!Undocumented feature of Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
Wednesday January 06 1993, Coridon Henshaw writes to Wes Garland:
CH> I never said they where for PDS only. I don't see a scrap of
CH> documentation saying that you can do this anywhere. So they are still
CH> undocumented ;)
Microsoft QuickBasic Compiler,
Document Number: DB14510-1190
Programming in BASIC, PP 6-8 (inclusive), Esp. P. 7, para.
5, and example; documents the use of the PRINT statement
and resolving Boolean expressions;
also as an aid to debugging logical expressions: P 8, Para 7.
Also documented in PDS 7.0:
"Selected Programming Topics"
Document Number: DB0114-700-R00-0390
Chapter 1, Part 1, PP 4-6, esp. P. 5, para. 2 and example.
Microsoft states that PDS 7.1, if released, would not have
new manuals, only update sheets.
PP 13-15 (inclusive), esp. below:
"Deductive logic carries from the general, to the specific.
Reasoning from the specific to the general is inductive
logic, and is subject to the "Black Swan" falicy, IE:
is a Black Swan, it is a Bird, Therefore all Birds are
Black.' We know from observation that not all Birds are
Black, thus proving that inductive logic is not always
See subject line of this message.
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