Hacking "method variables"

Markus Gerwinski markus at gerwinski.de
Tue Jun 13 20:23:51 CEST 2006

Frank Heckenbach wrote:
> > Forwarded from marcov at stack.nl (Marco van de Voort):
> >
> > A slight advantage of the delphi method is that it requires dirty syntax to
> > do dirty things. That could be seen as a deterrent.
> As a general principle, I agree -- though some (optional) warnings
> would also be fine. However, AIUI, what Markus want to do isn't
> actually dirty stuff, i.e. all type-safe.

Right. To be precise, I believe that something I'm already doing as a dirty
hack might as well (or even better) be achieved in a type-safe way, and I would
prefer to do so.

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