[fpc-devel] Could FPC add the PLM "based" construct?

Micha Nelissen micha at neli.hopto.org
Mon Nov 16 13:09:14 CET 2009

Giuliano Colla wrote:
> With "absolute" you need a) to declare an extra type (PByte, or 

"Declaring an extra type" is one of those things that make Pascal what 
it is; declaring before use.

> whatever), b) to explicitly access the variable through the pointer 
> (PBfoo^ as opposed to foo). But if the variable is an array or a string, 

So we're talking about saving typing of a '^' ? Explicitly typing a '^' 
when you're derefencing a pointer makes the code more readable, not less.


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