[fpc-devel] Hint: Parameter "sender" not used

Peter J. Haas fpc.ml at pjh2.de
Sun Mar 20 19:32:20 CET 2005

Hi Uberto,

on 2005-03-11T18:35:45+01:00 Uberto wrote:
> This is not a big issue, anyway could we avoid the endless list of such
> similar hints compiling Lazarus and our program?

> Don't make me wrong, I apreciate the hints of the compiler.
> 9 times out of 10 if I don't use a parameter in a function or a method there 
> it is an error of mine.
> But in published methods the parameter list is mandatory, so it doesn't make 
> sense to "hint" them. 
> Moreover they hide real hints.

I agree.

I have (unsuccessful) try to post a similar mail in the fpc pascal

But what do you mean with published methods? The published section is
intended only for properties, which should be published in the object
inspector. I guess you mean event methods. Beside event methods,
callback functions and virtual methods could be affected too.

My main problem, if I hide the hint by using


I remove all useful hints as well.

wkr Peter.

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