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

Michalis Kamburelis michalis.kambi at gmail.com
Fri Aug 6 07:19:34 CEST 2010

Vinzent Höfler wrote:
> Alexander Klenin <klenin at gmail.com>:
>> C-like operators reduce the number of required punctuation --
>> I always think that the extra punctuation is bad for readability.
> Rght. Shrt sntncs r mch sr t rd.

This is more about

  SomeReallyLongVariableNameX += 10;

being nicer to read than

  SomeReallyLongVariableNameX := SomeReallyLongVariableNameX + 10;

You don't have to spend time realizing that it's the same variable (not
e.g. SomeReallyLongVariableNameY) if you read the 1st form.


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