[fpc-devel] Method for write string into TStream
lacak at zoznam.sk
Mon Jul 21 11:52:16 CEST 2014
Sven Barth wrote / napísal(a):
> Am 21.07.2014 10:29 schrieb "LacaK" <lacak at zoznam.sk
> <mailto:lacak at zoznam.sk>>:
> > Hi,
> > When I work with f.e. TFileStream I need often write string into stream.
> > Now I use:
> > Stream1.WriteBuffer(s, length(s));
> > I think, that for convenience it will be useful having something like:
> > procedure TStream.WriteString(const s: string);
> > begin
> > WriteBuffer(s, length(s)*sizeof(char);
> > end;
> > In FPC we now have for user convenience also WriteByte, WriteWord,
> WriteQWord (which all calls WriteBuffer)
> > and Delphi has lot of overloaded WriteData (but none of them takes
> as parameter string):
> > Do you think, that something similar can be added also in FPC ?
> There is already a WriteAnsiString (
> ) with the difference that it also writes out the length.
Yes I know, and I do not want write length only content of string
> Adding an additional overload (especially with a name like
> WriteString) would IMHO be confusing because of this.
Yes without looking into documentation at first look it can by confusable
(what about WriteRawString then) ?
> Nothing stops you though from writing a class helper that adds a
> WriteString method to TStream.
Yes, I can create also own descendant etc. ... but I am asking for
general solution, which will be useful for all.
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