[fpc-devel] Issue 0025028 (Florian)

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Sat Feb 22 13:00:37 CET 2014

Am 20.02.2014 02:58, schrieb Flávio Etrusco:
> If Delphi indeed behaves like that then maybe it's valid RFE for Delphi mode.
> OTOH automatically generating a GUID defeats a few features of having
> a stable GUID. And even if fpc could avoid modifying the GUID on every
> modification inside the unit by reading the PPU (which I don't believe
> it does), deleting the PPU would modify it. And then there's the added
> (little?) overhead, and the cases where you really don't want to allow
> IS and AS, and probably other technical implications I'm not aware ;-)

Indeed, furthermore, there might be reasons where people want interfaces 
without GUIDs and pascal is a language which tries to prevent to do 
things implicitly.

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