[fpc-devel] FPC compiles malformed code

Michael Müller mueller_michael at nikocity.de
Thu Aug 24 12:45:09 CEST 2006

Am 24.08.2006 um 04:04 schrieb Graeme Geldenhuys:

>> Maybe because pascal is insensitive to whitespace between tokens.
>> You also can write:
>>    lData.Name:='Graeme';
>> and
>>    lData.Name := 'Graeme';
> I understood that as: between the symbols etc... eg; := or = or ,
> Never thought that would mean between a Class and a property/function.
> Interesting but looks damn weird...  :-)

And this seems to be the reason why the 'JCL Delphi Language Style  
Guide' claim in section '4.2.2 Blanks should not be used' (http:// 
'Before or after a .(dot) operator.'
So  in general this seems to be permitted by Pascal/Delphi.



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