[fpc-pascal] Legitimate use of for and break
martin at 85a.uk
Sat Jun 17 22:46:21 CEST 2023
On 17/06/2023 19:07, Travis Siegel via fpc-pascal wrote:
> This is interesting, because it's the first time I've ever seen "break"
> as a valid command in pascal, and I've been using pascal since the
> mid/late 80s. All kinds of dialects too, and I've never seen break as a
> keyword. C, Python, Perl, sure, even shell scripts, but pascal? Never
> seen it used before.
I've been using break very often in Pascal loops for 25 years since
Delphi 2. Also continue.
My code is littered with:
if x then BREAK;
if y then CONTINUE;
if key_clicked then EXIT;
ProcessMessages allows the user to stop the loop if it is running out of
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