[fpc-devel] Templates / Generics

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Nov 8 20:23:50 CET 2005

On Tue, 8 Nov 2005 rstar at mnet-online.de wrote:

> Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> > Why do you think, that Borland will use ECMA Standard 334 for C# for the
> > Delphi generics?
> > Is there any official page, document, statement?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> Why should Borland reinvent the wheel?
> http://bdn.borland.com/article/0,1410,33383,00.html

That they will not invent new functionality is clear. 
But absolutely nothing is said about pascal _syntax_ for generics.

How this is translated to the underlying CLI is something else, but
that need not concern us.

No-one is questioning the possibilities of generics. 
We're questioning the syntax to be used.


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