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

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Jan 29 12:28:09 CET 2016

In our previous episode, silvioprog said:
> > The format of interface VMTs could also differ per platform so considering
> > that as more stable only holds true because of what we currently support.
> >
>  Sorry for ask here, but, don't you recomment to use interfaces? I'm making
> a project and I'm planning to use some COM interfaces to make something a list
> adapter
> <http://developer.android.com/reference/android/widget/ListAdapter.html>.

Interfaces are relatively slow. Not only because of the refcounting, but
returning interfaces in a tight loop (e.g. to get the elements of an
enumeration) would be a new allocation each time.

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