[fpc-devel] Generics

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sun Apr 9 21:32:28 CEST 2006

> 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 ;-)

First attempt at a string,object map would already fail. No thanks, too

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