[fpc-devel] new features and facilities

Ralf Quint freedos.la at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 19:39:30 CEST 2015

On 10/8/2015 10:35 AM, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> Indeed, it is even more succinct in C/C++:
>>    x = <boolean> ? <then part> : <else part>;
> At which point you'll have various members of the Pascal community 
> decrying it as too C-like.

Well, the tenary operator as present in C(++) is a shortcut for a simple 
if-then-else, and can be pretty readable if used "in moderation". And it 
assigns a  value to x depending on two expressions not some murky 
boolean result out of three expressions like Bart supposed...


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