[fpc-pascal] Unicode function names

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 20 12:26:07 CEST 2011

Am 20.10.2011 10:04, schrieb michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be:
> On Thu, 20 Oct 2011, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> Out of curiosity, I've just tried creating a function named ⍳ (Unicode
>> character 2373, i.e. the APL iota function). FPC trunk complains
>> Fatal: illegal character "'???'" ($E2)
>> What is the rule here- functions must be entirely ANSI or functions
>> must start with ANSI?
> To my knowledge FPC does not support non-ascii identifiers ?
> Only a-z, 0-9 and _ are allowed.

Yes, Michael is right. Only the ASCII characters a-z, A-Z, 0-9 and _ are 
allowed. There was no change in FPC what identifiers it understands.
I personally wouldn't mind if that stay ASCII...


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