[fpc-devel] "Blank slate" next version of FPC

Marcos Douglas B. Santos md at delfire.net
Wed Feb 20 21:08:28 CET 2019

On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 4:28 PM Nikolai Zhubr <n-a-zhubr at yandex.ru> wrote:
> [...]
> On the other hand, I've been biten plenty by the already existing name
> clashes like:
>    with Button1 do
>    begin
>      Left := ClientWidth div 2;
>      .....
> and here nothing can probably be done to help at compiler part, because
> the statement is perfectly valid despite so obviously erroneous. I've
> seen some people even prepending "self." to almost any identifier in a
> desperate attempt to eliminate ambiguities. (And yes, it looked
> disgusting enough)

So, instead of add more features, I would recommend we fix some
ambiguous structure like this.

Marcos Douglas

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