[fpc-devel] space char inside identifier's name

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sat Mar 25 11:33:49 CET 2006

> conventions as Pascal. In one revision they were lifted and examples  
> like the above became possible, but not used as expected. However,  
> some things were used a lot:
> Names starting with a number and using "-" instead of "_".

The real big question of course is _WHY_ in earths name would they do that?
And even if one would think creating a language is equal to a generalising
feature creep, and one would throw readability as argument out of the
window, is it really worth quoting all identifiers (if mandatory), and the
confusion if it isn't to be able to have leading numbers in identifiers?

There is a simple faq btw about extensions, things to do before suggesting a
language feature.


Specially point 2.

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