[fpc-pascal] Changing variable in conditional

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Jan 9 20:31:14 CET 2013

In our previous episode, Mark Morgan Lloyd said:
> :-) I meant what I wrote: a comparison on the right producing a Boolean 
> which is assigned to three variables in a list. The parentheses were to 
> try to make it a bit clearer, and I note that a Perl list is in 
> parentheses rather than brackets.
> I'm not saying I like it, or that it's Pascal. But something like that 
> would probably upset the fewest people that matter. Perhaps I should 
> have said
> [a, b, c] += Ord(d = e);
> :-)

I guess that is the bright side of it all. Sooner or later we can have an
obfuscated Pascal contest, just like the other ones :-)

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