[fpc-pascal] Re: classes initialization

L L at z505.com
Tue Mar 25 13:40:35 CET 2008

What about old borland objects (heap and stack initialization) process?

I am guessing they are more like records... or do heap objects act like 
classes in that they are filled with zeros?

p.s. I think the inconsistent behavior between local scope records and 
global scope records is kind of a flaw/danger in modern pascal.. as the 
bugs may not be caught until someone builds a program with local scope 
var.. and for eg. many demonstrations are built in simple global console 
programs as test cases. Nowadays I always (try to) build things inside a 
procedure in a test case to ensure local scope is being used. But as 
humans make mistakes, again I think this part of modern pascal can be 
improved and we should push to the language less dangerous by default.

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