Default TYPEs for Functions

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I noticed in the latest logfile:
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// 10.090
   // Compiler:
   //    Can assign types when declaring:
   //      LOCAL foo as Tfoo = bar

Are we closer to be able to use this in FUNCTION parameters for specifying a default for TYPE variables, such as:
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GLOBAL fontDefault AS TFont
GLOBAL fontHeading AS TFont

FontPrint "Using the default font", 0, 0
FontPrint "This is for a heading", 0, 100, fontHeading

FUNCTION FontPrint: text$, x%, y%, font AS TFont = fontDefault

If not, it would be nice to have optional TYPE parameters by using a 'NULL' concept such as:
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FUNCTION FontPrint: text$, x%, y%, font AS TFont = NULL
    IF font = NULL THEN font = fontDefault
My current project (WIP) :: TwistedMaze <<  [Updated: 2015-11-25]

Kitty Hello

I'll put it on the todo. It's just a c++ compiler error, the GPC already accepts it.