[Lazarus] const array syntax

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at vodafonevast.nl
Mon Jan 18 07:29:28 CET 2010

Juha Manninen schreef:

> I was already thinking of moving all constants in SynEditKeyCmds and 
> IDECommands to one unit and changing them to enum type, and then getting rid 
> of this array and the similar EditorCommandStrs array.
> "WriteStr" is able to return the string representation of an enum.
> Is there any fundamental problem against doing so?

Just keep in mind that the string is used in saving the editor 
preferences and must be kept stable, so old configs can be read. If you 
rename the constant, you can decide in the current situation to keep the 
string the same, but if it is an enum, you cannot.


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