[fpc-pascal] Blockread and buffers

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Fri Mar 25 23:36:38 CET 2005

Peter J. Haas wrote:

> Hi Peter,
> on 2005-03-25T19:37:02+02:00 Peter wrote:
>>>I know. But why I should explain it more detailed, if you anyway
>>>disapprove such suggestions. :-(
>>Most ppl want compatibility with Delphi. When we add a warning for
>>uninitialized var parameters then there will be a lot of bug reports
>>that Delphi doesn't warn in those cases and we will have to reject
>>the bug report and explain it everytime.
> Why do you annoy me?

Usually such a comment is enough for a filter to trash ...

> Mabe you don't know it, but both hints are never generated by the
> Delphi compiler. Beside that all three problems and certainly few more
> could be solved with one common solution, which I have described
> already. But why anybody should have any interest to develop a
> solution, if he read statements like: "Sending a patch to implement
> the missing feature that you want will increase the chance that it'll
> be added to FPC."

So? Currently the chances might be zero, if somebody provides a good
patch chance might be one. I call this an increase.

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