[fpc-devel] new features and facilities

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Oct 13 09:35:38 CEST 2015

On Mon, 12 Oct 2015, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
>>>> 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 !
> (ifthen clashes name with the delphi functions of the same name in a much
> used unit as math, the name should be different but the intrinsic principle
> IMHO is best)



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