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

David W Noon david.w.noon at ntlworld.com
Sat Jun 20 19:23:37 CEST 2009


On Sat, 2009-06-20 at 18:31 +0200, J├╝rgen Hestermann wrote:

>  > Richard Ward schrieb:
> > In my opinion also, the 
> > semantics should be changed to reflect the actual nature of the 
> > construct and behavior.   
> 
> Agree.

I think Richard Ward actually meant the syntax, not the semantics.

The semantics of static duration are fixed and need to be so. The
current syntax of the "inconstant constant" is nonsensical, really. It
smacks of an almighty kludge.

-- 
Regards,

Dave  [RLU #314465]
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