[fpc-devel] Fwd: While - Otherwise Statement
lazarus at mfriebe.de
Sun Oct 11 18:27:29 CEST 2015
On 11/10/2015 16:14, Sven Barth wrote:
> Am 11.10.2015 15:56 schrieb "MohsenTi" <mohsen.timar at gmail.com
> <mailto:mohsen.timar at gmail.com>>:
> > Hi everybody
> > I add new feature to FPC compiler to simplify programming.
> > this is While - Otherwise working like While - Else in python and
> has backwards compatibility.
> Nice idea with the otherwise. I first thought that this would break
> case-statements that use otherwise instead of else, but then I
> remembered that the case-label-blocks can and IMHO should be
> terminated by ; anyway. At least problems can be easily circumvented.
"should", but they do not have to, at least not the last one before the
So if old code has
> case a of
> 1 : write;
> 2: while a > 1 do a := a -1
that will break. (it can be fixed, but so could the if with while else.
why not a new keyword?
while bool do
afterwards [do] // or even "then" would make sense (from english
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