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C++ catches up to BASIC-PLUS
One nice thing about B+ was that you could use the "dim ... as"
feature to easily create fixed-length record databases that appeared
to your program as arrays. It occurred to me just the other day that
one could write a C++ template class to create an array that was tied
to a file. Naturally one can do lots more things with C++ templates
than this. The "dim as" feature was downright handy at times and
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