[fpc-devel] language extensions

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Jun 14 10:11:43 CEST 2007

Vinzent Hoefler schrieb:
> On Thursday 14 June 2007 06:42, Florian Klaempfl wrote:
>> Why do you need a plug in mechanism? You've the sources? When you
>> have the sources, 90 per cent of the use of a plugin are gone.
> Well, we'd call that non-intrusive change. ;)
> You'd just need to compile the plug-in, and not a changed compiler 
> (which then may even apply recursively). This rules out a whole class 
> of possible error sources.
> So it's probably the last 10% that counts. ;) Which, BTW, fits nicely 
> into another 90/10 rule: 90% of all errors are coming from only 10% of 
> the code. ;)

And the last 10% require 90% of the work i.e. adding a plugin interface.
This rules out plugins :)

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