[fpc-devel] On experience of using class helpers

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Apr 20 15:12:34 CEST 2012

Alexander Klenin wrote on Fri, 20 Apr 2012:

>>> http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=21809
>> AFAIK Delphi does not support this either, because in the helper's interface
>> you only have access to members of itself or its parents. If I remember
>> correctly I have even tested code similar to yours at that time and it might
>> still be available as a test in the tests directory.
> Maybe, this is why it is a feature request.
> Still, I think it is a reasonable one.

There's an Embarcadero bug report about this, too:  

Unfortunately, there are no comments yet from Embarcadero people to  
indicate whether this is intentional because of some not immediately  
obvious ambiguity or other problem, or whether it's an oversight.


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