Ilya Zakharevich on Sat, 04 Feb 2006 01:02:37 +0100

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Re: [PATCH 2.2.11+] Support for :: in identifiers

On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 05:19:24PM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > Remarks:
> > 
> >   a) I have no idea what this ':'-magic in filtre0() is doing.
> The magic implement 2.2.8-C47:
>    47- ':' no longer allowed as a substitute for ';' if compatible = 0. Use
>        GP2C semantics [ x:int, v:vec ]. For the time being the type
>        information is discarded.

AFAICS, this syntax should not be broken by the patch.  On the other
hand, given that ":" may be useful, should not the type info be less
contradicting possible future syntax extensions (the first things
which comes to my mind is something like x.:int)?