This would allow student programs to execute even if they contained minor syntax errors.
A syntax error is a bit of source code that does not make sense to the computer.
If there are no syntax errors, then the default action is to simply exit without printing any message.
A program will not compile until all syntax errors are corrected.
In some cases this validation is not done, and these syntax errors are only detected at runtime.
Or perhaps he has intentionally made the 'syntax error' in order to alert people to the danger of their nuclear inventions.
If a name is used prior to variable initialization, this raises a syntax error.
If the Z88 cannot make sense of the string or the day/date is impossible, a "Bad syntax" error will be reported.
To avoid syntax errors during compilation, not all blocks will snap together.
Indeed, it is even possible to trap the exception caused by a syntax error.