[fpc-devel] New language idea: Unified types (assignment size-compatible types).

Paul Dunn paul.dunn at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 18:45:38 CEST 2011

On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 1:15 AM, Skybuck Flying <skybuck2000 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Here is a new language idea which would make Delphi a bit more friendly:

Do the Embarcadero developers read this list?

> First the problem:
> pointers and longwords are not assignment compatible.
> This is pretty much bullshit because they are the same size.

Unfortunately pointers are not the same size as longwords on some
architectures - on x64, they're twice the size.


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