[fpc-devel] type discussion

Jamie McCracken jamie-junk at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Jun 2 17:39:45 CEST 2005

Vinzent Hoefler wrote:
> On Thursday 02 June 2005 15:16, Uberto Barbini wrote:
>>If the goal is this, I'd prefear a way to declare objects
>>  strlist: TStringList;
>>  //some stuff
> [...]
>>It could be a problem to pass parameters to the constructor.
> Yes, exactly. So why bother the extra complexity? You still need the 
> "real thing", so for consistency it's better to stay with it only.

Thats why I proposed a month back in my modernising pascal thread to 
implement things like a stringlist as a base type container (like pyhton 
does with lists, dicts etc). This would then be dynamically allocated 
and ref counted.


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