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Delphi history: on why was TypInfo.pas is not named TypeInfo…

The Wiert Corner – [WayBack] A colleague and I was just wondering, why was TypInfo.pas not named TypeInfo.pas? The original theory of 8.3 naming convention doesn’t hold as TypInfo i… – Willo “qbitza” van der Merwe – Google+ Because of collision: though hardly documented in the early Delphi days the standard function TypeInfo has been there forever so System.TypeInfo already takes TypeInfo in the global namespace as the System unit is used by default and doesn’t have a namespace prefix. One more reason to suffix unit names with a word like Unit. And one more reason to always get a ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2017-11-02 12:04


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