[fpc-pascal] Re: Delphi's anonymous functions in Free Pascal

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Aug 30 13:49:14 CEST 2012

In our previous episode, michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be said:
> >> From personal experience, when i first time saw how pascalish is closures
> > implementation in Delphi i just admired the ease in which that concept was
> > fused into the language of very different style built upon very different
> > ideas. It was so elegant when reading docs, i admired it. Like probably you
> > do.
> Not really: it breaks my eyes, just as it does in JavaScript :(

This thread is mostly about the semantics and the need.

But what about the implementation? I heard that in Delphi you have to be
careful with anonymous methods because it not always catches expressions and
variables, and that there are many corner cases?

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