Library obnc

DEFINITION Input0;
(*Access to keyboard and clock

Implements a subset of basic module Input applicable to console applications. Import with Input := Input0 for improved portability.*)

	VAR TimeUnit: INTEGER; (*clock ticks per second*)

	PROCEDURE Available(): INTEGER;
(*returns the number of characters in the keyboard buffer*)

	PROCEDURE Read(VAR ch: CHAR);
(*returns (and removes) the next character from the keyboard buffer. If the buffer is empty, Read waits until a key is pressed.*)

	PROCEDURE Time(): INTEGER;
(*returns the time elapsed since system startup in units of size 1 / TimeUnit seconds*)

END Input0.