[fpc-pascal] Re: Why this evaluates on "if" wrong ?
daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Mon Oct 29 16:17:47 CET 2007
Op Mon, 29 Oct 2007, schreef L:
> Same as ansistring.. it can be dangerous to hide all the intricate details of a
> pchar/bytearray, which is what ansistring does. But ansistrings are really
> useful for 'every day' use.
Wrong. A string can be represented "alphadequate", as it is called; an
ansistring can handle any string you can imagine supposed there is enough
An adequate or alphadequate representation of a real number cannot exists.
Regardless what datastructure you use, there always exists a real number
that cannot be represented by it.
> My point mainly was that we have high level types like ansistrings, so why not
> have good decimal type that acts just like a calculator. Could be called
> 'TCasio'. Don't call it that, I'm kidding on the type name.
Feel free to make a proposal.
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