[Lazarus] Support for dotted unit name

Ċ½ilvinas Ledas zilvinas.ledas at dict.lt
Fri Nov 4 09:20:05 CET 2011



On 2011-11-04 10:08, michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be wrote:
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> On Fri, 4 Nov 2011, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
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>> 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.
>
And, I believe, it will be usefull for JVM port.


Regards,
Ċ½ilvinas


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