[fpc-pascal] Generics

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Fri Nov 3 11:47:35 CET 2006

Albin Pu─Źnik schrieb:
> Hi,
> As I can see, there already is some support for generics in FreePascal, 
> but only
> for classes. Will records, 

Records are already supported.

> their operators and free functions be

Probably not in the upcoming 2.2 and even if they will, you will have to 
specialize them explicitly. We won't follow the C++ mess with auto 
specialization of operators and functions.

> supported too ? Could
> someone of core developers explain the intended syntax for generics and 
> give few
> basic examples ?

tgeneric*.pp in http://svn.freepascal.org/svn/fpc/trunk/tests/test/

But this still could change so don't submit bug reports if we change the 
syntax or semantic ;)

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