[fpc-devel] Fwd: While - Otherwise Statement
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Sun Oct 11 22:48:07 CEST 2015
Am 11.10.2015 18:34 schrieb "Martin Frb" <lazarus at mfriebe.de>:
> On 11/10/2015 16:14, Sven Barth wrote:
>> Am 11.10.2015 15:56 schrieb "MohsenTi" <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
>> 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
I know and that's something I'm probably going to be wondering about for
all eternity -.-
> why not a new keyword?
I'm not a fan of adding new keywords for something like this...
> while bool do
> afterwards [do] // or even "then" would make sense (from english reading
That "then" is a great idea! That would definitely not break anything and
it would make sense indeed:
=== code begin ===
while bool do
until bool then
=== code end ===
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