[fpc-devel]The "Duplicate Identifier" in classes and interfaces

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Wed Apr 2 15:57:47 CEST 2003

On Wed, 2 Apr 2003, Ivan Shikhalev wrote:

> There is error "duplicate identifier" when a parameter name of some method
> of class or interface is same as name of any property. It is present in mode
> OBJFPC, but is not in mode DELPHI.
> 1. What is a reason for this constraint in OBJFPC mode?

Because we consider it bad coding. It creates confusion.
But since Delphi allows it, it is allowed in Delphi compatibility mode.


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