[fpc-devel] Re: [fpc-l] type discussion

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Jun 2 18:43:12 CEST 2005

> Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> > 
> > This is not so easy, and reference counting is always a mess...
> Well you already have the code for ref counting for com objects so its 
> not like its a ton of work and therefore we dont need to worry about 
> your four points. Adding C++ style exception handling should make it 
> fast enough too (ok that is some work).

No it won't. The ref counting is expensive. Test e.g. speeds with Decal
vs an own implementation on Delphi. 

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