[fpc-pascal] List of integers? Any class available in RTL or FCL to help?

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Dec 14 18:01:49 CET 2016


On 14/12/16 17:46, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> In our previous episode, Sven Barth said:
>> The thing is it's not even Delphi-compatibility as we had the syntax before
>> Delphi implemented its own (that's why we have "generic" and "specialize"
>> keywords).
>
> - FPC 2.2.0 release September 2007
> - Delphi 2007 with afaik most of the current generics syntax in
>   the .NET part : March 2007
>
> We might have not aware of that at the time (who really used Delphi.NET?), but
> we were definitely not the first.

We didn't release it first, but Sven is right that we already had our 
own syntax long before Delphi with generics was released. The first 
commit for FPC generics support was on 21 December 2005 (r2020).


Jonas



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