[fpc-devel] Pointer cache for fast class/pointer access.

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Fri Jan 6 11:55:00 CET 2012

Marcos Douglas schrieb:

>> Delphi (now) provides Records with methods, but these lack inheritance. Why
>> introduce such a crippled construct, when Objects can do the same and more
>> (virtual methods...).
> +1
> But more about Object type, what do you think to use Object to group
> routines instead of using procedure/functions, as a 'namespace' to not
> use the unit name as a prefix?

Just this morning I had to move some methods out of a class, so that 
they could be used without an instance. IMO it's a bad idea to bind any 
general-purpose identifier to an artificial container (namespace...).


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