[fpc-pascal] about interface and multiple inheritance

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Thu Feb 26 15:34:42 CET 2015

On 02/26/2015 03:29 PM, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> I think you miss understood CORBA interfaces. I don’t know why it was 
> named as such in FPC, but it definitely doesn’t require or depend on 
> an external framework or services etc. CORBA interfaces are simply 
> interfaces (language feature) without reference counting (the latter 
> being a Windows COM requirement). 

In fact I did understand I only am puzzled by the naming "COM" vs 
"CORBA", that in no way suggest the real (language-) functionality "ref 
counting" vs "not ref counting"

> Yes, and a very useful (advanced) language feature...

OK this might suggest that as well ref counting as not ref counting 
interfaces do make sens.


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