[fpc-devel] Fwd: While - Otherwise Statement

Martin Schreiber mse00000 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 08:28:41 CEST 2015

On Tuesday 13 October 2015 23:25:03 Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

> > But the existence of such a continue block shows the fundamental issue on
> > which a decision is needed. should (if a volunteer for a patch exists)
> > every little "save one statement in your code helper" be added? Because
> > there are thousands of them, and if you add them all the readability of
> > code will go down, because you need to first learn them all.
> I think the answer to your question is a clear and loud "NO".
> The argument that we can refrain from using these new features does not
> hold, because other people will be using it, and we will have to know all
> of it to be able to understand their code.
> None of these features will automagically make Object Pascal a popular
> language.

> However, I seem to be one of the very few thinking this given the
> enthousiasm with which people are discussing this.

We are at least two people. :-)

> Soon I will be forced to emigrate to Javascript country.

Or to MSElang? ;-)


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