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Why Delphi generics are annoying

Delphi sorcery – First of all: I like generics, I love them. You can do all kinds of neat stuff with them... until they bite you. Then they crash your compiler which might make your IDE hang or actually generate wrong source code.So today I will talk about about the smaller or bigger annoyances of Delphi generics.They turn your binary into a fat bastardThis might not be a problem at first but you might end up in a situation where your application reaches 36MB just because you are heavily using generic types. And actually duplicated code that is exactly the same for every bit. This by the way is one of the ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? noreply@blogger.com @ 2014-03-29 23:33

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