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Questionfunction translated to ASM Pin
Calin Negru24-Jan-22 23:42
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trønderen25-Jan-22 0:51
trønderen25-Jan-22 0:51 
As CPallini writes: Essentially correct.

But your description is so abstract that it applies as well to functions in any algorithmic language, from Fortran through Algol and Pascal and C and C#. It is certainly not ASM specific.

Actually, I'd say: Quite to the contrary ... If your title line hadn't said 'function translated to ASM'. If you hand code ASM, you have a lot more freedom. E.g. that 'sentence sequence' would not have to be that isolated: A function could have multiple entry points. (For an extreme case: Read Jumping into the middle of an instruction ...[^]).

Also, I think that parameter transfer and return of result value(s) is such an essential part of the function concept that it should be included in even the most basic definition/description of the function concept. But again, parameters are certainly not specific to ASM functions; it applies equally to ASM and high level languages.

Rant part:

I really wish that you were right about 'an isolated sentence sequence that gets an ID'. That is not the case neither in ASM nor in C style languages. The ID does not identify the sentence sequence, but the point in the code at the start of the sequence. This is one of the major fundamental flaws in the design of these languages.

In a few other algorithmic languages, such as CHILL, a label identifies a sentence sequence, that be a function, a loop, a conditional statement or whatever. Usually, a sentence sequence is termed a 'block'. You can e.g. break out of any block by stating its ID, even if it is not the innermost one. You can have compiler support for block completion by repeating the block ID at the end, improving readability a lot and catching nesting errors.

If there were a dotNET CHILL compiler out there, I'd gladly kick out C# (even if C# certainly is my favorite alternative in the C class of languages)!
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