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

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 28 20:22:15 CEST 2012

On 27.08.2012 13:52, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> In our previous episode, Jonas Maebe said:
>>> Seriously, even if you forget compatibility, it is impossible to assess
>>> something like that without in-depth design (and preferably a test
>>> implementation).
>> Could always look at Delphi XE3:
>> http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/9146192.rss :)
> Assuming you mean the stringhelper remark, that is exactly what I wouldn't
> do. That looks like a compatibility workaround to me, instead of
> reengineering without compatibility.

Adding helper support for primitive types was on my ToDo list anyway ^^


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