[fpc-devel] regarding RTTI unit mail

Dimitri Smits smitco at telenet.be
Sun Aug 29 14:49:28 CEST 2010

----- "Marco van de Voort" <marcov at stack.nl> schreef:

> In our previous episode, Dani?l Mantione said:
> > > and C++ you can get hell when you change the order of elements, 
> > > with interleaved #defines and #ifs (what's possible in Pascal as 
> > > well).
> > 
> > If the order of elements is enforced, it is not a creative decision,
> thus 
> > both programmers can make the same decision without violating each
> others 
> > copyright.
> This sidestep thread over the EU directive misses the main point.
> Legal or
> not, the question is do we really copy interfaces straight from
> Borland
> source?  Afaik not.  At least I never did, I always looked up header
> definitions from places as Delphi.about.com

I doubt that site is going further then D7 in it's documentation. Is the following enough/too much/dangerous to start from?

A nice tutorial/breakdown with a lot of stuff (read: interfaces definitions) in it can be found here:

WARNING: official documentation on the web, from which one can deduce the interface(s) and how to use it. So don't read it if it "taints" you.


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