[fpc-devel] Abbrevia and Delphi compatibility

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Wed Feb 16 11:22:22 CET 2005

> After eliminating dozens of bugs now I have a working version of
> Abbrevia for Delphi. Unfortunately this version is not usable with FPC,
> primarily because FPC doesn't support properties for the Object type.
> In my code I like to use Object for records with methods and properties,
> which need no dynamic memory allocation. In Abbrevia this feature
> allowed to eliminate near 100 methods of various classes, and simplified
> more code. After all I found the following essential features missing in
> FPC:
> 1) Properties for Object type.

Since which Delphi version is this allowed? FPC has an explicit check for
delphi mode to disable property in tp style object.

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