[fpc-devel] Component FTag and Tag should be int64

Andrew Brunner andrew.t.brunner at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 15:57:39 CET 2010

On Nov 22, 2010, at 9:13 AM, michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be wrote
> The logic is that it is bad programming to use an integer to store a pointer.
> And we don't want to encourage bad programming.
> Yes, I know it's easy, and yes I know it's common practice. Neither make it right to do so.
> We'll fix the issue

I was going to disagree with that statement. But after considering it some what then would be the likelihood of getting TComponent to have a Data property of pointer???

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