[Lazarus] Support for dotted unit name

michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Fri Nov 4 09:08:02 CET 2011

On Fri, 4 Nov 2011, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On 4 November 2011 09:17, Mattias Gaertner <nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de> wrote:
>> This is the explanation for using unitname.identifier, which worked
>> since many years.
> I was just about to say the same thing.
>> Dotted unit name means dots in the unit name itself. For example
>> an.example.pas. I don't know a good example.
> I don't see any use for it either. It seems to be one of those things
> Borland introduced with or after Delphi 8 (aka Delphi for .NET).
> Basically trying to copy features from .NET for no good reason. And we
> all know how great an idea that was.

Weep, then, because as of Delphi XE2, they started using it a lot.


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