[fpc-devel] Function variables and overload

peter green plugwash at bircd.org
Fri Jul 1 22:29:35 CEST 2005

> >
> > Would it be possible to get something like
> >
> >   L.Sort(@ICmp(PBigInt,PBigInt));
> >
> > in case ICmp is overloaded? If we could add the parameter
> > types, there would be no more ambiguity, the compiler would
> There is ambiguity with a normal call to the function. The compiler sees
> the ( and thinks it is parsing a call to Icmp().
and then sees a type identifier in a syntax thats not a typecast which makes
it totally clear that this can't be a call.

i dunno how much complexity supporting this syntax would add to the parser

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