[Lazarus] TMS component for lazarus released

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Sep 17 20:06:12 CEST 2008

On Wed, 17 Sep 2008, Reenen Laurie wrote:

> > Just out of curiousity,
> > What if a component developer were to put only the interface part of his units
> > in the unit, and write a library that contains the implementation (much like
> > Borland used to ship units like CRT back in the Turbo Pascal days), then use
> > FP/Laz's ability to link to libraries to access the actual methods etc.
> > The class structures and such are all in the interface section anyway, letting
> > the method implementations call to external functions couldn't be that hard.
> >
> Sounds to me workable.  But I am not at all an expert in LCL / Lazarus
> / CRT and everything else.

Not with classes, it won't work. 
This can only be done with a procedural interface.


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