[fpc-devel] Extend the libraries people!

David Butler david at e.co.za
Sun Jun 5 12:59:25 CEST 2005

On Fri, 03 Jun 2005 01:26:34 -0400, you wrote:

>> What makes python interesting are the many classes it offers by default
>> to perform standard tasks, especially in the text treatment department;
>> regular expression stuff etc.
>> The same goes for most languages; Mostly it's not the language syntax
>> that determines the productivity factor; it's the number of standard
>> available routines.
>Exactly!  Thanks for brining this up.  If you just want more people to 
>use Pascal, just
>1) Make it simple
>2) Have lots of nice tools
>3) And most of all, have lots of units to do different thing

Have a look at Fundamentals (http://fundementals.sourceforge.net/). It
has libraries for strings, data structures, unicode, xml, etc. It's
was written for Delphi, but I've gotten some way to compile under

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