[fpc-pascal] Re: type declarations
angelo at freeshell.org
Sun May 29 23:19:16 CEST 2005
> Ragnar Schroder wrote:
>>> ... they must be in the same type block.
>>> Anyways, it's how pascal works
>> I'd like to echo that. Let Pascal stay Pascal. Simple syntax and
>> fast compiler. I for one really appreciate the Pascal way, even
>> though I've mostly used other languages in the past.
> Thing is, not only do I love Pascal, but --here is the difference--
> I have always used Pascal, all my life :-)
Then why did this confuse you? And why on earth would you want to
weaken Pascal's rules which happen to be its strengths? There is no
reason why a developer shouldn't know the language they are using.
Pascal is a well-established language. Most of the reason I've always
used Pascal is because of it's strict adherance to certain rules and
philosophies, and it's Wirthian nature. Pascal is the philosophy, not
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