[fpc-devel] type discussion

Vinzent Hoefler JeLlyFish.software at gmx.net
Thu Jun 2 15:30:59 CEST 2005

On Thursday 02 June 2005 13:22, Jamie McCracken wrote:
> Vinzent Hoefler wrote:
> > On Thursday 02 June 2005 13:04, Jamie McCracken wrote:
> >>However, in general Pascal has poor developer productivity when
> >>compared to modern languages like python and C#.
> >
> > In terms of _written_ or in terms of _working_ lines of code? :->
> Dont kid yourself - a lot of my fellow Delphi programmers have dumped
> it for C# already so it is really worrying for me espcially with
> borland being virtually bankrupt. Delphi as it is faces a bleak
> future so its looking increasingly like its time to modernise or die.

Yeah. Flies. Shit.

They keep telling me the same about Ada. Still, I am much more 
productive than any of my fellow programmers who are doing things in C, 
Java, or Python. While they are still debugging and chasing 
NullPointerExceptions and such stuff, I already implemented the next 
needed feature.

I can't even remember when was the last time I actually needed a 


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