[fpc-pascal] some new features to delphi prisem

J├╝rgen Hestermann juergen.hestermann at gmx.de
Sun Feb 21 11:41:24 CET 2010


>         y := case Other of
>                 bla : 'hello';
>                 foo : 'bye';
>                 baz : 'adius';
>               end;
>     What do you gain with this?
>     Doesn't look much different to
>     case Other of
>      bla : y := 'hello';
>      foo : y := 'bye';
>      baz : y := 'adius';
>      end;
> Shorter write imho.

Is that realy a reason for adding yet another extension to Pascal? 
This is C thinking. I don't care about a word more or less to write
if only the *reading* of source code is easy (and the logic of the 
language is clear). But each variant in writing makes it harder to 
understand a source code (especially for newbies to whom the
learning curve gets steeper and steeper with each of such 'extensions').





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