[fpc-pascal] Writeable typed constants - what's the point?

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg at opensoft.homeip.net
Thu Jun 18 08:58:35 CEST 2009

Vincent Snijders wrote:
> Backwards compatibility with turbo pascal, which lacked initialized
> variables and writable constants were the alternative.

Thanks Vincent. The Kylix 3 help mentioned early versions of Delphi and
Borland Pascal, which made me think that it must have been some
limitation in the older compilers. Thanks for confirming this.

  - Graeme -

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