[fpc-pascal] exit ?
fpc505 at z505.com
Wed May 25 21:38:06 CEST 2005
One could wonder whether return really exits or not. I guess exit is more obvious.
ReturnAndExit is a bit verbose I suppose.
Another thing to do is go
on the same line
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Davidson" <pdavidson at coraxnetworks.com>
To: "FPC-Pascal users discussions" <fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 9:39 AM
Subject: Re: [fpc-pascal] exit ?
| Perhaps combinations of RESULT and EXIT may help?
| if TimeToLeave then begin
| Result := 5;
| end else ....
| On May 25, 2005, at 12:33, Jonas Maebe wrote:
| > On 25 mei 2005, at 18:20, Tony Pelton wrote:
| >> over and above any philisophical judgments on my programming
| >> technique, I see Free Pascal has a reserved word 'exit' that mimics
| >> "return" ?
| > Yes.
| >> Is some analogy to "return" not supported in the official pascal
| >> dialect ?
| > exit with a parameter is not supported in other compilers afaik (e.g.
| > exit(5), equivalent to "return 5"). It may exist in Delphi (I've never
| > used Delphi), but it definitely does not exist in Turbo Pascal.
| >> is 'exit' the only way to do this, and obviously, not portable to
| >> other compilers ?
| > Exit without a parameter is supported in Turbo Pascal and Delphi.
| >> is there another token that i could/should use ?
| > Not that I can think of.
| > Jonas
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