[fpc-pascal] private type and type compatibility

waldo kitty wkitty42 at windstream.net
Thu Oct 31 15:01:03 CET 2013

On 10/31/2013 7:38 AM, Frederic Da Vitoria wrote:
> 2013/10/31 Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com>
>     It's this way at least since Turbo Pascal (though without classes then ;) ).
> Yes, I agree this is the TP/Delphi way, and as such should be kept at least in
> DELPHI mode.

and TP mode, of course ;)

> But is this really good? Doesn't this contradict the Pascal
> philosophy? Borland did a few questionable things (look at how you used the
> semicolons in you examples above ;-) ),

i can't see anything untoward with their use... they are statement separators, 
after all ;)

> and it took some decisions when
> implementing units. But how is this handled in Modula?


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