[fpc-pascal] Record helper properties

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed Apr 24 20:41:04 CEST 2019

On Wed, 24 Apr 2019 17:16:05 +0200
Sven Barth via fpc-pascal <fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:

> Am 24.04.2019 um 15:28 schrieb Ryan Joseph:
> >  
> >> On Apr 24, 2019, at 2:27 AM, Michael Van Canneyt
> >> <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> I would think this should be allowed, yes. I see no reason to
> >> disallow it.  
> > Agreed but Sven says something about published fields though. The
> > property just acts as simple alias so I don’t understand what the
> > problem could be either. I’ll put this on my to-do list to fix in
> > the compiler if it’s permitted.  
> No, you're not permitted. The issues that would currently appear with 
> published properties will also appear with non-published ones once 
> support for extended properties is added. And I definitely don't want
> to fiddle around with that only because someone didn't like to write
> some boilerplate code.

Can you give some details about the issues?


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