Re��[fpc-devel]New release and IOI

hfcxb at hfcxb at
Fri Mar 1 13:21:33 CET 2002

I'm very interest in it. Do you have any more information ?

Xuebing Chen

Tom Verhoeff <wstomv at> 写道:
>A couple of days back I sent a message to this list, but I have not
>seen it being distributed.  Was it lost in the ISP move?
>Anyway, I'll try to reconstruct it.
>Last year, the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) started
>using open source compilers in their competition (FreePascal 1.0.4 and
>GCC 2.95.2).  At IOI2001 in Finland, about 50% of approximately 250
>participants used Pascal.  As a consequence, FreePascal is also used in
>many of the national and regional informatics olympiads, which together
>have a much larger participation.
>IOI2002 will be held in Korea from August 18 to 25.  There will be
>a review meeting that inspects all of the competition material (e.g.
>tasks and tools) from May 12 to 17.
>Is any information available on when a 1.0.6 bug-fix release can be
>expected?  (Or 1.2)
>I would be very much in favor of using a newer release because it
>repairs a number of bugs.  You can imagine that we would prefer not to
>base the competition on some (arbitrary) 1.0.5 snapshot (even though it
>may be better than the current 1.0.4).  This would give rise to all
>kinds of difficulties (which version is the exact official IOI version;
>who decides whether it is sufficiently stable, etc.).
>Is there any way in which we can influence or help in this matter?
>Best regards,
>	Tom Verhoeff
>	Chair IOI Scientific Committee
>fpc-devel maillist  -  fpc-devel at
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