[fpc-devel] new features and facilities

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Sat Oct 10 10:51:20 CEST 2015

Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Oct 2015, Sven Barth wrote:
>>> I'm not sure this kind of semantics is possible with a compiler
>> intrinsic...
>>> But if it is: In that case the IfThen or IIF() or somesuch has my
>> absolute top preference, followed by ternary. (and the If .. then
>> expression should be blasted to hell ;) )
>> Yes a compiler intrinsic could handle that. In the end all three syntaxes
>> are the same code representation anyway: namely an if-node.
>> The IfThen() intrinsic would be fine with me as well. Let's call this our
>> common ground ;)
> Agreed !

It would be even better if it could be generalised to evaluate and 
return one of any number of expressions.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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