[fpc-pascal] Re: Identifier not found "result"

Rainer Stratmann RainerStratmann at t-online.de
Fri Aug 31 11:59:25 CEST 2012

Am Friday 31 August 2012 11:23:49 schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
> Rainer Stratmann wrote:
> > Am Friday 31 August 2012 10:38:32 schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
> >> FPC is mature in terms of
> >> age, mature in terms of stability, and mature in terms of the developers
> >> not liking changing established features: sometimes that frustrates
> >> almost everybody, but it's something to be lived with.
> >
> > So why use Delphi anymore?
> > And try to be Delphi compatible at any cost?
> How does one error message add to or detract from Delphi compatibility?

I did not say that as you can read above.
You can make private mails from me public, but then you must accept my public 

> I could equally point out error messages from the compiler due to its
> cross-platform nature that Delphi doesn't emit.

> Reiner.


> If you don't like it, then take the sources of the compiler and 
> start your own branch. Deduce how it works- and elsewhere you might see
> that I'm putting /my/ neck on the line by being critical of the limited
> extent to which this is documented, so don't think that it's just you
> fighting the system- and fix what you perceive as a bug.
I did not percive it as a bug.
> But just be 
> damned sure that your result doesn't break anything, runs all the
> compiler tests on all platforms, and tracks recent developments.
> When you're done, come back with a patch. But until then, go fork >:-)

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