[fpc-devel] what fpc is good for?

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sun May 13 17:19:42 CEST 2007

> Dani?l Mantione wrote:
> > But I'll leave this up to the Lazarus team. They have talented developers, 
> > and I'm sure they are brainstorming about ideas to reduce the exe size. 
> > However, Lazarus developers do the engineering balancing too and weigh exe 
> > size against anything else.
> >   
> Another idea is to avoid overlap of features like
>  - *CriticalSection functions vs SyncObjs

Delphi backwards compat.

>  - TPairSplitter vs TSplitter

Lazarus internal (with previous versions) backwards compat

>  - TNoteBook vs TTabControl

Afaik Laz internal too.

> of course this would be provided as packages for who needs

This kind of stuff is easily said, but in practice if you change it, some
other compability or consistency camp starts complaining. There is a reason
for nearly every construct.

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