[fpc-pascal] Changing variable in conditional

Henry Vermaak henry.vermaak at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 13:26:31 CET 2013

On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 08:19:15AM -0300, Jorge Aldo G. de F. Junior wrote:
> C programmers are (usually, but there are a lot of exceptions) bad
> programmers who confuse the power of a language with the capability of
> decrease the ammount of typing needed to reach a certain goal.
> They despise pascal because pascal is somewhat verbose (ignoring that
> this is what makes pascal readable) because they think that the best
> language is the one wich allows to write a whole program in a single
> line of code.
> Thats because they dont usually think before writing, they think while
> they are implementing, and then the only thing between current momment
> and the momment when their program is "ready" is the ammount of
> typing.
> Pascal programmers tend to plan ahead, they think before they type. We
> type a lot because of Pascal verboseness, but usually our code is
> right from the start. We end up typing less because we fix less bugs.
> Pascal generally improves programmer productivity. Lets not break this
> by adding crazy ideas from C/C++ family of languages...

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