[fpc-devel] Xe3 Parallel for

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue May 12 18:43:47 CEST 2015

In our previous episode, Michael Schnell said:
> Nonetheless to me it seems rather silly that they offer a dedicated 
> language construct  ("parallel for" / "future") with Prism and suggest 
> using another language construct (anonymous method) for exactly the same 
> purpose with Xe8.

Prism, as Sven said was by Remobjects, and only "inspired" by Pascal, and
undoubtedly they simply tacked on a common .NET/c# feature there.

I never saw much synergy in Prism with either FPC or Delphi.
> Regarding fpc, I am aware that "anonymous method" had been discussed 
> here. I did not take a deeper look into same.

IMHO no discussion is necessary besides the bugreport where you added the
patch :-)

> Is / will the syntax be the same as with Delphi ?

Of course, we are a delphi compatible
> Will the fpc library provide the appropriate classes for doing 
> "TParallel.For" as described ?

That will depend on when you submit that patch :-)

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