[fpc-pascal] TP compatibility: procedural type
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Sun Sep 3 14:47:03 CEST 2017
Marco van de Voort to Anton Shepelev:
> > I have a related question which seems unworthy
> > of a new thread. I can't compile this program
> > with -Miso:
> > Program Test;
> > var object: integer;
> > begin
> > end.
> > Free Pascal tells me that
> > test.pas(2,5) Fatal: Syntax error, "identifier"
> > expected but "OBJECT" found.
> Works fine here with 3.0.0 and trunk with -Miso (I
> tested by issuing fpc -Miso test.pp on copy and
> paste code above)
> Afaik hiding reserved words was a 3.x feature, so
> it might not work with older versions.
That explains it. I have 2.6.4 and will upgrade
now. I am not an enthusiast of adding lots of new
features, as C# and Java do in every new release,
but the hiding of reserved words where they have no
meaning is certainly a good idea. Thank you.
Please, do not forward replies to my e-mail.
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