[fpc-devel] Templates / Generics

Ales Katona almindor at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 23:29:48 CET 2005

joost at cnoc.nl wrote:

>You stated that we could know already what the delphi-syntax will be,
>if they add generics over two years. 
>But we can't, since we don't know what 'pascal-styled' way they will
>I would say that a pascal-way is adding the 'interface' keyword. Like in
>array's and such. This is already mentioned.
>The chances that Borland will choose another pascal-styled-syntax is huge.
>Besides of that, I don't find that delphi-incompatibility is a
>no-go-area. Especially if we (or they - the core team)  are the first ones
>who implement this feature.
>And incompatibilities can be solved in Delphi mode.
>And in general: If we can do something better then Delphi, I choose for
>loosing the compatibility.
You have my absolutly insignificant voice on that one. I fully agree.


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