[fpc-devel] Newbie question: how does the compiler know the class type of an object ( the Is operator)u

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Mon Aug 25 16:36:37 CEST 2014

On Mon, August 25, 2014 16:19, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> In our previous episode, Michael Schnell said:


>> > As I said, that is a limited use :_)
>> >
>> >
>> IMHO, a "static" or similar keyword for a class type definition would
>> nicely allow for doing away with "Object" and "Record" altogether..
> IMHO it would bring the "sometimes maps 1:1 to record, sometimes not"
> misery
> of object back again, while I would rather have it gone.

Am I right to assume that this thread was not meant to discuss a proposal
for getting rid of the TP/BP-style of objects from FPC and thus there is
no need of summarizing all pros and cons of keeping or removing them
(including their use cases and their potential alternatives)?



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