[fpc-devel] Re: [fpc-l] type discussion

Jamie McCracken jamie-junk at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Jun 2 16:01:28 CEST 2005

Vinzent Hoefler wrote:
> On Thursday 02 June 2005 13:38, Jamie McCracken wrote:
>>Florian Klaempfl wrote:
>>>I'am a poor delphi programmer, didn't use it for years, but I bet
>>>with any python programmer that I create any application faster
>>>than him :)
>>You must be a damn fast typer then :)
> No, that's a common misunderstanding (especially amongst C-programmers).
> What matters is designing und understanding the code, not writing it. I 
> spend less than 10% of my time at work in actually _writing_ code, so 
> even if someone can type in his/her code twice as fast, the maximum 
> (s)he would gain would be five percent in overall performance.

you are missing the point!

Whather you can implement something faster in another language is not 
the issue. I am arguing for less verbose syntax without decreasing the 
clarity of the code in delphi/pascal and that is logically gonna improve 
productivity without taking anything away.


> Vinzent.

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