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Issue C63020     [previous patch]

Message sending permits only five parameters
Submitted by: Mark Tilford     Appeared in: Compiler 6.30 or before     Fixed in: -

A routine may be called with up to seven parameters, thus: myRoutine(p1,p2,p3,p4,p5,p6,p7). These superficially similar forms accept only five parameters:,p2,p3,p4,p5) and myObj.myProp(p1,p2,p3,p4,p5). If more than five parameters are provided for the latter forms, the resulting compiler error message still refers to a limit of seven.

Incidentally, the limit appears to be documented only in §45 -- "Limitations and Getting Round Them"; it should also be described in §3.9, where messages and their parameters are described.


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