[fpc-pascal] Namespaces Support

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Mon Oct 28 18:42:04 CET 2013

On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 12:31 PM, Martin Schreiber <mse00000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Monday 28 October 2013 13:10:04 Dmitry Boyarintsev wrote:
>> > I have, for years, many units that have the prefix 'M'. So I have
>> > MClasses, MCore, MTasks, MSystem, etc.
>> > Now MSEgui (by Martin Schreiber) introduced a mclasses unit -- your
>> > own implementation of classes unit -- and I can not use both units in
>> > the same project. :(
>> So was the issue fixed?
>> I'd suggest to renamed your MClassess to MDgClasses or not to use MSEgui at
>> all.
> I am strongly against this last solution. ;-)
>> The best approach here is to rename only 1 collision at a time - at
>> least this is what I would do. The fix is pretty easy - renaming the file
>> itself and all uses section of units that are using it. (prevents updating
>> to D2010 for namespaces)
>> I doubt that Martin would agree to rename his MClasses to MSEClasses, since
>> more people is using the library (that's my guess).
> There is a mseclasses unit in MSEgui already. The "mse" prefix is used for
> MSEgui units, "m" prefix is used for forked FPC units. Maybe it should be
> changed to "mfp" or the like. Marcos, what do you think? FPC AFAIK does not
> support unit alias option so it will break existing code.

The "mfp" prefix sounds good for me.  :-)
I guess don't exist a framework around the world that uses this
prefix... until now. ;-)

Marcos Douglas

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