[fpc-pascal] Re: Delphi's anonymous functions in Free
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Fri Aug 31 02:58:53 CEST 2012
In our previous episode, Sven Barth said:
> The closures (or anonymous functions as they are called in Delphi) are
> missing, because none of the developers has them on the important slots
> of the todo lists. So as long as nobody comes and implements them then
> they are not going to be implemented (at least in the near future). One
> member of the community stepped up some months ago to implement them (he
> even has a branch in SVN), but he didn't go far. I don't know whether it
> was his motivation or his time or his knowledge that left him...
Besides that, I've seen some question marks about that feature in the
Delphi community too. Specially the predictability of the state that is
actually captured by the anonymous function.
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