[fpc-pascal] deprecated syntax is inconsistent.
florian at freepascal.org
Thu Apr 29 14:51:09 CEST 2010
Michael Van Canneyt schrieb:
> On Thu, 29 Apr 2010, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>> On 29 April 2010 12:39, Jonas Maebe <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be> wrote:
>>> The compiler uses only a single lookahead token, while disambiguating
>>> example would require two.
>> I did look at the links you posted and still couldn't see the problem.
>> The paragraph above gives the key information - the FPC parses only
>> uses a single lookahead.
> As far as I remember, this was one of the key strengths of the Pascal
> Language: that parsing is possible using a single lookahead token.
Having a bigger lookahead makes a lot more things far more complex
epecially in combination with include files, macros, generics.
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