[fpc-pascal] TFPTimer component.
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Fri Jun 22 09:28:53 CEST 2007
On Fri, 22 Jun 2007, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 22/06/07, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
> > Some time ago, Graeme Geldenhuys (hope I spelled this correct from memory)
> > posted some TFPTimer component to this list.
> The name is 100% correct. :-)
> Thanks for taking my idea further and submitting it to FCL. This is
> what I love about OpenSource - get the idea out there and let others
> extend and improve it if they wish.
There are already 2 ideas for even further improvement:
- Use 1 thread to fire events for all timers.
Should be relatively easy.
- Don't use synchronize to fire the timer, because that limits
the use of timers to the main thread.
This one is harder, and I must confess I don't have a clue
on how to implement this in a platform independent manner...
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