[fpc-devel] strict private

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sat Dec 6 11:34:08 CET 2008

In our previous episode, Graeme Geldenhuys said:
> > I'am quiet sure FPC supports strict private in delphi mode.
> Oh, I never tried that. I 99.99% of the time use ObjFPC mode - I much
> prefer the more strict language rules.  Why doesn't FPC support
> 'strict private' in ObjFPC mode as well? 

IMHO strict private has nothing to do with strictness, except for the first
word. It has to do with micromanaging visibility, something I do not agree
with, not in the least because the exact use is highly a matter of taste.

I would prefer to keep it far from FPC codebases.

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