[Lazarus] PostMessage return value

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Sep 18 12:10:05 CEST 2014

On Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:55:09 +0200
Michael Schnell <mschnell at lumino.de> wrote:

> (It's a shame that the creators of our brand of the Object Pascal 
> Language once chose to invent new notions for commonly use concepts 
> (Callback -> Event, Mutex -> CriticalSection, TEvent -> Semaphore, array 
> of Boolean -> Set, ("object" for a kind of class (i.e. a type), instead 
> of an instance of same is not used any more...)

In Free Pascal an Event is a special callback, a CriticalSection is a
special mutex, a TEvent is a special Semaphore, a Set is not an "array
of boolean" and "object" has at least two different meanings.


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