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

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Jan 27 13:22:49 CET 2016

In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
> >> 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).

True, and based on FPC generics principles that are also more C++ like.

More information about the fpc-devel mailing list