[fpc-pascal] WHY compiler should be public?

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 27 13:29:16 CET 2013

Am 27.10.2013 02:12 schrieb "Xiangrong Fang" <xrfang at gmail.com>:
> Also, 
> I don't understand why this does not work:
> f := TFileStream.Create;
> I know that TFileStream's Create require a file name parameter, but as
TFileStream is inherited from TObject, which has a Create without
parameter.  This is why I feel that it is possible to HIDE a public
constructor from ancestor.

Yes, it's possible to hide a public constructor (or any method for that
matter), but it's not possible to decrease the visibility of a constructor
(or any method for that.matter).

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