[fpc-devel] Parameters must match exactly?
florian at freepascal.org
Tue May 18 22:21:12 CEST 2010
Vinzent Höfler schrieb:
> Florian Klaempfl <florian at freepascal.org>:
>> Vinzent Höfler schrieb:
>>> Florian Klaempfl <florian at freepascal.org>:
>> With a function result one can easily use the as-operator.
> Yes, and then instead of doing the "undefined behaviour" thingie, it
> would cause an RTE instead. Not much of an improvement, I'd say.
It's the important difference between C and Pascal: "undefined
behaviour" against proper error message.
>> I thought such simple things are clear without additional notes.
> And I thought, that there's no point in giving compilable
> alternatives when they are still wrong. Probably that's where the
> confusion came from.
At least we try to avoid it to make it people too easy to shoot themself
into the foot.
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