[fpc-pascal] Re: [fpc-other] Access to the mailing list

Peter J. Haas fpc.ml at pjh2.de
Sun Mar 20 16:10:38 CET 2005

Hi Florian,

on 2005-03-20T09:12:17+02:00 you wrote:
>> Two days ago, I have send three mails to the fpc-pascal mailing list.
>> One was published, the other two don't appear. In the meantime I have
>> successful send a answer in the first thread, but every of the four
>> attempts to send any of the other two mails failed. Exists any
>> problems with the mailing list?

> Not that we/I know. Were the mails big,

No. The one 938 byte the other 802 byte.

> did they use html


> i.e. looking like spam?

I don't think.

Here a copy of the one mail (inclusive header, quoted).

> Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 20:28:38 +0100
> From: "Peter J. Haas" <fpc.ml at pjh2.de>
> X-Mailer: The Bat! (v1.62r) Personal
> Reply-To: "Peter J. Haas" <fpc.ml at pjh2.de>
> X-Priority: 3 (Normal)
> Message-ID: <1303772300.20050317202838 at pjh2.de>
> To: FPC-Pascal users discussions <fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org>
> Subject: Hint on float converting
> MIME-Version: 1.0
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> Hi,
> if I assign a variable / function from type Extended to a variable
> from type Double appear the hint: 'Type size mismatch, possible loss
> of data / range check error'. This is correct, but if I do this aware
> it is annoying.
> For integer types I can simple use a type convert to control the hint:
> var
>   b: Byte;
>   i: Integer;
> begin
>   i := 100;
>   b := Byte(i);
> end;
> How I can tell the compiler, that I want the reducing? For float types
> I can not use a type convert.
> wkr Peter.

wkr Peter.

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