[fpc-devel] Porting FPC to IBM zArch
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Wed Jul 24 13:38:21 CEST 2013
Am 24.07.2013 12:37, schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
> Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> On 24 Jul 2013, at 03:41, Bernd Oppolzer wrote:
>>> - Stanford Pascal (my version) allows (. .) and (/ /) as substitutes
>>> for [ ]
>> FPC also supports (. and .). It doesn't support (/ and /) though.
>> Support for that could maybe be added under a new syntax mode or mode
>> switch switch, but is this a common syntax? I've never heard of that
>> one before.
> I'd suggest avoiding (/ /) as comments.
> Vector Pascal allows e.g. \+ as a reduction-addition operator, if FPC
> ever considered implementing anything like this it would be desirable
> to have \ and / unencumbered.
Hmm... I like the idea of array operators :) Could be added as an
additional modeswitch to avoid backwards compatibility problems with
overloaded operators for arrays...
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