[fpc-pascal] character escaping with ^LETTER
skalogryz.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 14:29:20 CET 2015
hmm.. the character escaping is somewhat tricky.
The following code compiles:
On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 8:17 AM, Dmitry Boyarintsev <
skalogryz.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> today I saw this kind of character escaping:
> a :char;
> a:=^M; // char(13)
> writeln(^X); // char(24)
> The code of the character is derived as ord(letter)-ord('A')+1
> Not sure which pascal its inherited from... but Delphi 7 does compile it
> I vaguely remember it seeing before once .. and ... a lot of time ago.
> Should it be added to this page:
> http://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/ref/refse8.html#x20-190001.8 ? (need
> a bug report created?) or is it documented somewhere else?
> CodeTools syntax highlighter won't recognize the syntax as characters
> either (delphi 7 highlighter doesn't recognize it as a character escaping
> as well)
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