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GeneralRe: Fluent Api in Pascal, nothing earth-shattering ... Pin
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trønderen19-May-24 12:11
trønderen19-May-24 12:11 
I guess that my background with Pascal and WITH as a student is a major reason why I never use this.something when programming in OO languages.

As classical Pascal did not have classes, you could not put functions manipulating the object (aka. RECORD) into the object definition itself. For functions that would later, in OO languages, become methods of the class, WITH was a nice way to simulate that you were inside the object definition.

I never understood why some people insist on using this. everywhere. I read it as a warning: The simple identifier would be ambiguous, and this. is a way to resolve the ambiguity. Sort of like always including the full path from the complete namespace name down to the method name when calling it. I guess my negative reaction to both is that I grew up with WITH as standard way to indicate that 'Now I am manipulating this object'.
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