[fpc-devel] Class field reordering

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 18 13:12:22 CEST 2012

Am 18.07.2012 10:08 schrieb "Martin Schreiber" <mse00000 at gmail.com>:
> On Wednesday 18 July 2012 09:33:09 michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be wrote:
> > I think you are missing an important point:
> >
> > You want some radical changes, so I expect you to be the one giving the
> > reasons/motivations for a change. I want to help find solutions, but not
> > at the price of destroying what is in my eyes a correctly constructed
> > hierarchy.
> >
> > If you don't give a detailed explanation why you need to manipulate
> > all these private fields outside of the proper methods, then I cannot
> > help you find solutions for the problems you experience, so please:
> > elaborate.
> >
> If I only could be sure that it is worth the effort...

Though there is the saying that forks aren't bad, I'd say that the less
units forked the better. The Pascal community is already small enough so we
should not fragment regarding such base units like db.
Also in my opinion the less hacks (that could prevent optimizations) the

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