[fpc-devel] type discussion

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Jun 2 18:08:38 CEST 2005

> On Thursday 02 June 2005 13:54, Sebastian Kaliszewski wrote:
> > probably the greaytest impact on Objective Pascal productioveness
> > would come from allowing programmers to declare classes like self
> > managing (self freeing, not needeing explicit destructions).
> Maybe, yes. But I'm old school. I like to handle memory myself. And I 
> still need less than 2 MB while a Java VM is still loading its 100 MB 
> foot print into memory. ;->

I think the time spent doing the manual compilation is overestimated, and
the time problem solving in automatic allocation is underestimated.

How many Java programmers routine set references to NIL ? Really a lot...

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