[fpc-devel] Generics.Collections as package for Lazarus or package for FPC RTL
pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 29 14:28:38 CET 2016
Am 29.01.2016 12:26 schrieb "Marco van de Voort" <marcov at stack.nl>:
> In our previous episode, Sven Barth said:
> > The fp prefixes for the Posix functions are there to avoid confusion
> > the native Pascal functionality (e.g. mkdir) and for consistency all
> > functions have the prefix.
> (And most importantly "read", "write" and "close". Worse, read and write
> are not even functions but intrinsics, so they are available everywhere.
> they are not defined as POSIX functions, but "loosely modelled after
Intrinsics are handled as belonging to the System unit. You can write
System.Writeln for example and it will work
(which is why the IfThen() intrinsic wouldn't be a problem in that regard)
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