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

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Fri Jan 6 19:03:44 CET 2012

Marcos Douglas schrieb:

>> 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...).
> Why?
> Using an identifier (unit class object, or it) is better to reduce
> name conflicts, do not you think? The code also become more organized,
> Other way that people most do is using one or two letter to prefix (I
> use too) but you have to repeat the prefixes in all
> procedures/functions.

When you have ambiguous names, you'll always have to disambiguate in 
code. If not, an identifier can be used as is.


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