[fpc-devel] Re: strlist.create [was: type discussion]

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Thu Jun 2 21:26:05 CEST 2005

> First, with
>  strlist.create;
> It is not clear whether strlist is already initialized or not;
> there is no way it can now this.

Why not, what stops you from checking 'strlist <> Nil'.. ?

> Second, with
>  strlist.create;
> It is not clear from reading whether create is a constructor or not.
> Create() is just a convention, which you can decide to ignore.

 > Create MUST be a constructor, since you are initializing
 > the variable.

Which could be solved by making 'Create' a reserved word for the
constructor only. It has already become a de facto reserved word

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