[fpc-pascal] Const Array Length (was Dynamic Array Length)

J├╝rgen Hestermann juergen.hestermann at gmx.de
Sat Jan 2 16:57:27 CET 2010



> Juha Manninen schrieb:
> const
>   a: array of string = ('aaa', 'bbb', 'ccc');
> 
> It looks like a dynamic array, but obviously is not dynamic because it is 
> constant. :-)
> The indexing would start from 0 like with dynamic arrays.
> It would not break the existing syntax and would be very intuitive.

I would appreciate such a change. I often have static lists in my programs,
which need to be changed from time to time.
 
Ok, it's not a big deal to change the upper border (and if I forget it I am reminded ;-)),
but it would make life easier a bit if it could be automatic and it looks like an 
intuitive enhancement in the spirit of pascal.





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