[fpc-devel] Templates / Generics Syntax

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Nov 4 14:27:51 CET 2005

> types _at least_ in Ada's generics back in 1983[*] already.
> Perhaps someone should take a look at those, because these are also 
> quite different from C++-templates.
> Vinzent.
> [*] That would be the same year the term "C++" just appeared first in 
> history of programming languages then, and this particular C++ didn't 
> even have templates yet.

The evil is in 

- using characters instead of modifiers.
- worse, recycling already used characters.

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