[fpc-devel] Generics

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Sun Apr 9 21:27:49 CEST 2006

Flávio Etrusco wrote:
> On 4/9/06, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
>>> What? Do you mean that FPC implementation of generics wouldn't be
>>> based on "type erasure" but on beefed-up-precompiler-macros? Please
>>> say I got it all wrong :-o
>> Do you have documents about "type erasure" in native languages where e.g. a
>> string is not an object ?
> You have a point. But I don't think supporting generics for native
> types is a must-have. The syntatic sugar for having typesafe
> containers and algorithms for _objects_ is all I wanted ;-)

Well, that's you :) Other people want different things :)

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