[fpc-pascal] Re: Fpc Access Violation if AppConfigDir doesn't exist.

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 13 13:31:21 CET 2013

On 13.02.2013 12:41, Lukasz Sokol wrote:
> On 13/02/2013 11:01, Sven Barth wrote:
>> Keep this FAQ entry in mind when suggesting features:
>> http://www.freepascal.org/faq.var#extensionselect
>> (Note: I personally would have nothing against such a feature, but
>> the details need to be defined!)
> Well I guess unless someone is ready to have a precedent of relaxing
> rule 2 here 'Anything that is only a shorter notation does not apply ...'
> this won't happen :(

Precedent: case of String

If the other reasons are compelling enough or someone even provides a 
patch for the feature I personally see no problem. Of course the 
opinions of the other core developers matter as well...

> But it's not just 'shorter', it's relatively 'safer' too, and doesn't
> forbid anybody from using traditional constructs either, at all, if they wish so/need so.

That's for example a reason that speaks for the feature.


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