[fpc-pascal] Feature announcement: implicit generic function specializations

Howard Page-Clark hdpc at talktalk.net
Fri Apr 22 18:40:23 CEST 2022

On 22/04/2022 17:13, Rainer Stratmann via fpc-pascal wrote:
> Am Freitag, 22. April 2022, 17:27:33 CEST schrieb Hairy Pixels via fpc-pascal:
>>> On Apr 22, 2022, at 8:48 PM, Rainer Stratmann via fpc-pascal
> From assembly to high-level language there is a huge step.
>  From high-level language to implicit generic function specializations it is a
> little step regarding the benefits.
> In my opinion it makes everything more complicated. My mind refuses to read
> the description of the new feature.
> But mostly I am worried because of the statement "has the potential to break
> existing code".

We assume this is a language feature you will not use in your code, 
which is fine.

However, it is a cause for celebration among those who do welcome such 
syntax sugar, and will be using the feature to improve the size and 
readability of their code.

kind regards,


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