[fpc-devel] Pascal Standard, and what we can do.

Ralf Quint freedos.la at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 21:45:00 CEST 2015

On 7/22/2015 10:47 AM, Sven Barth wrote:
> > var A := SomeClassInstance.SomeFunction;
> While I agree that type inference /might/ be useful I don't agree with 
> inline variable declarations. One of the main points of Pascal is 
> declare before use.

Things like this is just because people are trying to be lazy, not 
because this does improve code (human readable or otherwise).
Someone who is trying to use a construct like the one mentioned above is 
nothing but lazy, is not properly designing his/her software. And that 
is against what Pascal should stand for.
Humans miss a lot of times a third hand, but this isn't likely to happen 
that we grow one anytime soon. So get used to properly using what you 


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