[fpc-devel] indexed property with default value for param?
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Thu Jun 11 14:44:14 CEST 2009
On Thu, 11 Jun 2009, Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On 11 Jun 2009, at 14:14, Martin Friebe wrote:
>> However it would be nice to have a feature like
>> property Foo[Index: Integer]: Integer write SetFoo read GetFoo;
>> property Foo[Index: Integer; Ask: Boolean]: Integer write SetFooAsk
>> read GetFooAsk;
>> The must have different Method Names, because the Setters(write SetFoo)
>> last argument is the Value, so it' can not have a optional Ask element:
>> procedure WrongSetFoo(Index: Integer; Ask: Boolean= True; AValue: Integer);
>> But with different Setter/Getters that would not be a problem. In fact they
>> can have the same name, if they are overloaded.
>> Any idea if such a feature would have a chance?
> It won't: http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=12737 (that feature request
> was about having getters/setters with the same name, but the core problem is
> having multiple properties with the same name).
As far as I know, delphi 2005 and up allow the problem in 12737 for non-published properties.
Since array properties cannot be published anyway, the argument with RTTI is void ?
(which doesn't mean there are no other arguments to prevent it's implementation)
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