[fpc-devel] Object upgrades

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sun May 26 20:58:06 CEST 2019

Ryan Joseph <ryan at thealchemistguild.com> schrieb am So., 26. Mai 2019,

> > On May 24, 2019, at 4:49 AM, Sven Barth via fpc-devel <
> fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:
> >
> > Please don't. They're legacy types (even though we don't consider them
> obsolete) and geared towards the TP behavior and compatibility.
> >
> { resending this again because the old message got blocked }
> I thought FPC was trying to keep them alive? Objects are still the only
> way to do inheritance for records but they lack operator overloads. The
> syntax for new/dispose certainly feels legacy but that’s not as important
> as the class operators.

Keeping them alive is not the same as developing new syntaxes for them (and
for objects that *would* be a new syntax). Also we fix bugs for them which
Delphi does not do.


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