[fpc-pascal] Interface syntax: Is possible don't use specialize in mode objfpc?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Jul 17 11:06:48 CEST 2015

On Fri, 17 Jul 2015, Nikolay Nikolov wrote:

> On 07/16/2015 11:29 PM, Sven Barth wrote:
>> On 16.07.2015 21:04, Marco van de Voort wrote:
>>> In our previous episode, Sven Barth said:
>>>>> sadly - no, only in Delphi mode. btw. this thing keep me away from 
>>>>> objfpc.
>>>> Then let me tell you that generic methods will arrive in mode ObjFPC (and
>>>> thus its syntax) first, because the Delphi syntax is a PITA to 
>>>> parse/handle.
>>> https://xkcd.com/927/
>> I'm merely building on the syntax FPC already supports.
> Btw, just an idea: why not make the generic syntax a {$modeswitch}? This way 
> people will be able to switch on the delphi generics syntax in objfpc mode.

That was my proposal as well.


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