[fpc-devel] TStringList.CustomSort

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Nov 7 11:25:18 CET 2006

> Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> > The purpose of Customsearch is to sort the list once using a custom
> > sorting algorithm.
> That reduces its usefulness, and why I said it's a broken design :).

Well, it fits with the rest of TStringList then :-)

Seriously, I wouldn't bother using TStringList. It's position in the VCL and
Delphi compat and its fundamental flaws make it too difficult to

(hinting on the scaling problems, the delimited functions always using space as a
separator etc)

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