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

michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Tue Nov 23 17:19:42 CET 2010

On Tue, 23 Nov 2010, Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:

> Andrew Brunner schrieb:
>> That would not be an issue as Int64 is available under all flavors of FPC. 
>> I don't see the hold up in adding a patch for Data field. There is just one 
>> unit to change. What makes this so complicated that it hasn't be 
>> accomplished yet???
> First we have to agreee about the new type. Int64 could have been choosen 
> already - by Delphi - when this were a reasonable decision.

As I understand it , Andrew is talking about adding an additional field 'Data' 
of type pointer (or better would be TObject) which would exist next to the Tag 

For Delphi compatibility reasons, the Tag type will be changed to PtrInt.


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