[fpc-devel] crossfpc?

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Sun May 13 18:21:37 CEST 2007

On Sun, 13 May 2007, Bisma Jayadi wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'd like to ask and try CrossFPC. Where can I download it? How is it status,
> is it still alive? Does it support FPC 2.0.4 and Turbo Delphi Explorer? Does
> is support LCL? TIA.

You cannot download it. Due to copyright issues (it contained parts of the
CLX sources) It was available for a selected crowd only, but that was a 
long time  ago.

Some time ago (end of 2006, I think), Simon Kissel said that he was fed 
up with Borland/Codegear, and that in februari, he would start CrossFPC
up once more, and allocate 1 full programmer to this task.

Meanwhile, I'm sorry to say, we are almost halfway May, and we still
haven't seen anything. Looking at the article posted here about the Delphi
roadmap, I would say that Simon Kissel has decided to put his money on
Codegear anyway (I assume he's a businessman, so one cannot blame him 
for that). Which leads me to conclude that CrossFPC has once more been

I still hope to be proven wrong in this, but I currently wouldn't say
it is a big hope. Of course, hope dies last...


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