[fpc-devel] TDateTime, TDate, TTime types

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Jan 17 12:46:00 CET 2007

> On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 10:33 +0200, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> > Maybe we can add the following into FPC just to be compatible with Delphi?
> > 
> > TDate = type TDateTime;
> > TTime = type TDateTime;
> I didn't even knew that Delphi has a TDate type. According to the
> Delphi-help it's the same at TDateTime, so for compatibility it can be
> added, yes. But I miss the point, why do they exist?

I'm not entirely sure, but afaik this is mostly for documentation purposes,
to signal that only the date or time part is used.

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