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

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Aug 28 20:23:58 CEST 2012

On Tue, 28 Aug 2012, Sven Barth wrote:

> 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 ^^

+1 ! :)


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