[fpc-devel] Generics basic library

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Thu Jan 17 21:10:37 CET 2008

At 20:56 17-1-2008, you wrote:
>Hi Felipe,
>I have never gotten onto the band wagon regarding Generics. I have
>only seen the word being tossed around on the mailing lists and
>newsgroups.  Do you maybe have a nice link explaining Generics, what
>benefits it has over TList (TObjectList and friends) and what I would
>use it for?  I gather FPC 2.2.0 has support for Generics?

FPC 2.2.0 has alpha quality generics that is not usable in real 
world. Current FPC 2.2.1 and 2.3.1 have beta quality with some known 
issues (see mantis).


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