[fpc-devel] Purpose of "uses ... in"?

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Jul 14 19:21:05 CEST 2010

In our previous episode, Marcos Douglas said:
> > And if they want to keep it, then I can not use both Dialogs units. I
> > had not yet the case where I needed both and can not rename both.
> Then, another example:
> You want to work with ZIP and RAR format files. So, imagine you found,
> on the net, 2 libs, one for each type format. The problem is each lib
> uses the same name to main unit e.g. zip.pas.
> Both libs are very used by million of people on the world and they,
> the developers do not want to change the name of yours unit.

I would say thats is a pretty strange situation, since those million people
will all have the same problem, and won't like adding xxx in 'yyy' to all
uses, and edit one of those packages to fix that everytime a new release
comes out.

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