San specification revisions - January 1, 2008
This page describes the January 1, 2008 revisions to the San programming
language specification. There are some new features, the most significant
being "pronouns" and the infinite range of dimensioning. There are a
number of clarifications of obscure passages, and the correction of some
Each revision description consists of a informal description of the
original text, an informal description of the new text including
motivation, and a listing of altered, delelted, and new sections.
- Definition arguments were added in 9.2
Original text: Definition arguments were mentioned
in section 7.4 but not in 9.2.
New text: The first line of the proc structure was
begin proc <proc_name> <definition_arguments>
A paragraph was added to describe definition arguments.
Changed sections: 9.2
- The assignment section was rewritten
Changed sections: 11
11.5 was changed to 11.4, and
11.6 was changed to 11.5.