[fpc-pascal] Re: [Bulk] Re: Namespaces Support

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Tue Oct 29 20:47:38 CET 2013

On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 1:31 PM, leledumbo <leledumbo_cool at yahoo.co.id> wrote:
>> Another type of conflict happens -- but no one talks about it -- using
> procedure/function with the same parameters in different units.
> Eg: GetHandler();  If you use two units that have a GetHandler
> function, in a third unit, you have a trouble.
> Do you (all) use prefix in Procedures and/or Functions too?  ;-)
> It's a FEATURE, not a trouble. I often use it to switch between two
> implementations of certain functionality, treating the unit as singleton
> object.

I know this is part of language... but problems can happen eg:
You can add a new unit, maybe a 3rd-party, called A3rdFunc.pas that
have the same function (GetHandler) what you already use in another
unit called MyFunc.pas.
Someday you will add the A3rdFunc unit on 'uses' -- AFTER the MyFunc
-- and now your program can be broken.

Marcos Douglas

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