[fpc-devel] Suggestion: reference counted objects

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sat Sep 27 15:36:23 CEST 2014

On 27.09.2014 12:22, Florian Klämpfl wrote:
> If the time spent in this thread had been spent in coding, FPC would have already ARC. The list has
> approx. 600 members, 200 message were written. If each of the 600 members spent on average 1 min
> reading this thread, this is 2000 man-hour, i. e. approx. 1 MY :)

To be honest: I tried.

There are however some nasty problems inside constructors and 
destructors, because "Self" is reference counted as well (and should be 
after all as we don't want the instance to be destroyed behind our backs 


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