[fpc-devel] Proposal: Enhanced replacement for assignment operators

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Aug 5 23:29:33 CEST 2010

On Thu, 5 Aug 2010, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:

> I guess that the problem which you want to solve is "having to type
> too much". If that is the case, you should rather work on improving
> code completion in Lazarus or whichever IDE you use. Then you could
> type something like += and Ctrl+Alt+C and it would expand to the
> natural Pascal version. Or whichever other key combination you figure
> out.
> You are going in the wrong direction by trying to solve the problem of
> "having to type too much" by changing the language.


Typing enhancements can be solved by a good ide.

Pascal as it is, is a very readable language as opposed to C. 
Proposals such as this diminish the readability.


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