[fpc-pascal] Namespaces Support

Fabrício Srdic fabricio.srdic at gmail.com
Fri Oct 25 02:24:07 CEST 2013

With the new namespace support feature, will the fpc standard and base
units be structured into packages?

e.g types -> system.types; winsock -> windows.winsock; winmouse ->

2013/10/24 Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>

> On Thu, 24 Oct 2013, Sven Barth wrote:
>  Am 23.10.2013 16:34, schrieb Graeme Geldenhuys:
>>       Michael, how Delphi-compatible is it?  In Delphi I can use (maybe
>> not the best example) the reference
>>       Forms.Application and in the project compiler settings I can say if
>> it is the VCL or the FMX namespace, so it
>>       knows at compile time which Application global variable to use.  I
>> personally haven't used namespaces, but during
>>       recent tiOPF discussions, such an example was presented to me - for
>> use in a future tiOPF v4 branch (where
>>       namespaces will be used to differentiate between FMX, VCL etc. LCL
>> and fpGUI probably too).
>> Specifying default namespaces (which was AFAIK introduced with XE2) is
>> not yet supported in FPC though it's definitely planned
>> to add support for this. Otherwise namespace support should be compatible
>> to Delphi 2009.
> Thanks for confirming my statements :)
> Michael.
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