[fpc-devel] Generics.Collections as package for Lazarus or package for FPC RTL

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Jan 27 12:07:26 CET 2016

On Wed, 27 Jan 2016, Juha Manninen wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 12:32 PM, Maciej Izak <hnb.code at gmail.com> wrote:
>> about compatibility and bugs:
>> https://github.com/dathox/generics.collections/raw/master/GenericsCompatibilityMatrix.pdf
> Yes, that is about your Generics.Collections compatibility.
> I was more interested why fcl-stl is not Delphi compatible while many
> other libraries provided by FPC project are.

It was donated by someone early on during the implementation of generics. 
I don't think the comparable Delphi units existed at the time. I think the 
implementation was more based on C++ templates/generics than on comparable
C# or Delphi functionality (hence the name stl: Standard Template Library).


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