[fpc-devel] Fwd: While - Otherwise Statement
pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 12 20:33:11 CEST 2015
Am 12.10.2015 20:02 schrieb "Dmitry Boyarintsev" <skalogryz.lists at gmail.com
> On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Ralf Quint <freedos.la at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sorry, we are programming here in Pascal, not Python. I could give a
rodent's posterior about what Python implements.
>> People need to properly design their software, not just hacking away.
Then they do not need to come up with whacko stop-gaps to fix what could
have been done properly in the first place...
> Well, from fpc-devel list perspective your only hope is that any new
feature is added via MODESWITCH. Thus any existing unit would be kept
clean. You would also be able to keep your libraries clean, by not allowing
using of a certain modeswitches.
Since one point of this discussion is to implement in a way that it doesn't
break anything, it wouldn't be implemented.behind a modeswitch probably.
> However, if you look at the recent (for the past few months) discussions,
you might spot that the number of requests for new features (from recent
Delphi and other languages) is growing. Constantly.
> In this particular case it's even worse (actually it's better, from
fpc-devel POV), since the patch has been provided.
However we did nowhere state that we'd incorporate the feature. I only said
that I'd definitely look at it to check whether the work in principle is
> The next step would probably be controlled "break", where a user would be
able to specify how many nested loops needed to broken from.
That would be more useful than the while-else though :P
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