[fpc-pascal] Changing variable in conditional

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Jan 8 12:55:39 CET 2013

Marco van de Voort wrote:
> In our previous episode, Krzysztof said:
>> I don't like a lot of C++ syntax but this one is interesting. You really
>> don't like it? :)
> It's the worst thing ever. 95% of the hard to find errors in C in my code
> are due to = vs == mixup.

Seconded. In fact, if assignment didn't propagate a value like that I'm 
not sure a distinction would have to be made between (C-style) = and == 
or (Pascal-style) := and =

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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