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

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Jan 27 14:34:22 CET 2016

On Wed, 27 Jan 2016, Marcos Douglas wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 7:22 AM, Michael Van Canneyt
> <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> I don't think namespaces are the holy grail.
>> Assume we introduce namespaces, do things 'Properly' and introduce
>> Core.FileUtils
>> Core.StringUtils
>> (the names are just examples, to make a point)
>> Now let's take example existing routines such as
>> ExtractFilePath
>> ExtractFileName
>> Where do we put them ?
> Using your examples names -- I say that because I disagree they are good names:
> Core.File.Utils
>  - ExtractFilePath
>  - ExtractFileName
> These functions 'belong' to the file context, not strings.

Well, I disagree strongly: 
I would put them in strings, since it is only about string manipulation.

That is my point: it depends on your starting position.


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