[fpc-devel] Abbrevia and Delphi compatibility

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Feb 16 12:11:51 CET 2005

> 2) Sets with minimal size, at least with 1 and 2 bytes for replacement
> of Byte and Word types.
> I consider both features as vital in translations from C to Pascal, and
> in the detection and elimination of bugs. Will it be possible to add
> these features to FPC, this year?

I'm interested in the last one. What is exactly the problem with it, except
foreign data, like API declarations (which are rare anyway), and binary

The C argument is a bit doubtful, since there are more such problems (like
bitpacking, not being able to exactly duplicate any union), so 1:1 remapping
is not really possible anyway.

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