[fpc-devel] is that intended? private type section in classes versus visibility

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Jul 23 15:49:22 CEST 2010

In our previous episode, Marcos Douglas said:
> >> All generics types of FPC (in unit fgl) ?are prefixed with tfpg, since 2006
> >> already.
> >
> > And fpGUI existed long before that. ;-) ?I guess lucky for me,
> > Generics are hardly (if at all) used by any developers I know. Still,
> > it's very annoying to get classname or unit name conflicts. ?The next
> > question would probably be, are there plans for namespace support in
> > FPC - like Java, C#, C++, Modula 2 and Delphi all have?
> Graeme, do you remember our conversation, in other thread, about
> conflicts names?
> Marco too, do you remember?
> That's I was talking about...

And it still makes no sense. First, that was only about unit names, second
it required aliasing everywhere it was used, which was more than the work
required to rename.

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