[fpc-devel] Templates / Generics
micha at neli.hopto.org
Fri Nov 4 11:03:45 CET 2005
Marc Weustink wrote:
> Micha Nelissen wrote:
>> Marc Weustink wrote:
>>> case TypeInfo(Data) of
>>> StringType: Show(Data);
>>> IntegerType: Show(Data);
>> The whole idea of Generics is to avoid this :-)
> I mean generated by the compiler, not by the "user"
I understand, but I would be rather disappointed if it were implemented
like this. One might as well write a script rather than integrate it
into the compiler; the thing the compiler could add is generate
efficient *and* compact *and* typesafe code.
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