[fpc-devel] Declare variables inside the code

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Wed May 11 12:35:50 CEST 2011

kingbizugo at gmail.com schrieb:

> I don't see any disadvantage writting a code with /C-like with pascal 
> keywords/, shortcuts are always welcome in order to code faster (also 
> this is the objective of the High-Level Languages, isn't?). I like 
> Pascal and I don't see why to resist against some improvements, the 
> language gets richer and easier.


Everthing should be expressable in only one way, so that standard 
patterns can be recognized easily when reading some code. Even if you 
can #define "begin" and "end" in C, and use it instead of "{" and "}", 
the resulting code will be unreadable.

It's a very bad idea to "think C, write Pascal", because such a 
translation will fail for any number of subtle differences between C and 


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