[fpc-devel] But what /is/ a string?

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sun Aug 26 14:40:16 CEST 2012

In our previous episode, Mark Morgan Lloyd said:
> > Are you talking about making them objects internally, or just OO like syntax
> > instead of function(x) based ?
> I admit that I was thinking of the internal implementation, and was 
> wondering whether there was any scope for merging string support with 
> some of the things that have been grafted onto the language since 
> (classes, interfaces and so on).

I doubt it. You maybe could (and probably would) in a new language, and have
one single stringtype.

FPC is closer to 20 stringtypes or types with autoconversions.

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