[fpc-devel] Suggestion: reference counted objects
DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Tue Sep 23 01:58:41 CEST 2014
Boian Mitov schrieb:
> In general, records and classes are inherently the same thing (and in
> C++ are indeed practically interchangeable).
This model might have been the reason for introducing Object at all, for
compatibility with CBuilder.
> The only real difference in
> Delphi/FPC is that records are instantiated in the stack, the objects in
> the heap,
Like records, Objects can reside in either the stack, heap or even
> and the artificial restriction on record inheritance.
Why inherit when you can't override virtual methods? I convert my
Records into Objects, when I want to extend an record.
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