[fpc-devel] $IF issues

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Aug 14 12:36:47 CEST 2006

On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, Daniƫl Mantione wrote:

> Op Mon, 14 Aug 2006, schreef Vincent Snijders:
>> You miss the point: Delphi compatibility mode is for people who develop for
>> FPC, but want to compile occasionally in Delphi.
> It can be used that way, but its main purpose is to support Delphi
> constructions that we consider broken and therefore do not want in objpas
> mode. To write new code that is compilable by both FPC and Delphi, Objpas
> mode should suit as well as Delphi mode.

This is not quite correct: Think of e.g. the @Method issue.

And the Delphi/TP modes are designed to be as Delphi/TP compatible as possible.


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