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

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Jan 27 13:21:16 CET 2016


On Wed, 27 Jan 2016, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Jan 2016, Anthony Walter wrote:
>> Micahel,
>> Do you care to address the issues I raised with the inconsistency of string
>> related functions I raised? Specifically the part about string functions in
>> SysUtils, StrUtils, LCLProcs, LazUTF8, among other units where string
>> related routines are scattered. Also strings aren't the only types where we
>> have these scattered around problems.
> I definitely care to address this, but they are IMHO not an argument for 
> namespaces.

To be absolutely 100% clear (so as not to put people off):

I don't mind/oppose addressing this with a solution that uses namespaces.

I just don't think it is an argument for the use of the latter.

Sometimes the distinction gets lost in the debate, so it merited a clarification :)


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