[fpc-pascal] Implicit generic specializations

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sun Dec 2 16:53:02 CET 2018

Am So., 2. Dez. 2018, 15:28 hat Ryan Joseph <ryan at thealchemistguild.com>

> > On Dec 2, 2018, at 8:11 PM, Sven Barth via fpc-pascal <
> fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:
> >
> > Also the idea should be that a non-generic routine takes precedence.
> >
> I did this wrong then because the generic takes precedence now. Why
> shouldn’t the generic take precedence though? It comes after so you think
> it would hide the first one. The symbol “DoThis” is now a generic dummy
> (compiler term) so I didn’t know you could even get access to the first
> DoThis.

Specialization is expensive. If specialization can be avoided, it should
be. Not to mention that the non-generic one could have more optimized code.
Though to be sure I'll test with Delphi, we'll have to be compatible there

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