[fpc-devel] Class field reordering

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Jul 15 20:04:37 CEST 2012

On Sun, 15 Jul 2012, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> Hi,
> On 15 July 2012 18:21, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> For example:
>> TParam.FBound
>> Is directly accessible through TParam.Bound, so why on earth would you need
>> to have it protected ??
> Anyway, I'm not saying I agree with his whole list... as your example
> shows, TParam.Bound is a public read-write property already... my
> example of ComponentState wasn't, but I only needed csLoading. Maybe
> Martin needs to set some of the other states too and no related
> methods exist?
> Anyway, as you said, maybe justifying some of those items in his list
> could hep explain the problems more - and suitable solutions could be
> found.

Well, hopefully, yes.

Usually these things are private for a reason. But maybe there 
are better reasons for doing it different, of course then I'd 
like to hear them first :)

Changing them without any justification whatsoever is definitely not going 
to happen.


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