[fpc-devel] what fpc is good for?

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sun May 13 19:21:32 CEST 2007

> > > I also complained and complained about websnap and asp and php, and of course I also wrote some code
> > > that solved my problem there which is all FPC based, the poor old wiki, forum, and other utilities
> > > on my site that need updating. Others choose the easy solution and use ASP and PHP.. boring. I
> > > complained about FPDOC and wrote some extensions for my own lufdoc, and I complained about numerous
> > > other things and went ahead and wrote code.
> > 
> > fpdoc is IMHO a good thing, that unfortunately is not fully mature. It
> > really needs a circle of dedicated users that report and submit patches.
> Aaaargggh - a knife through my heart :-)
> fpdoc not mature ? 
> What about the 1700 pages of rtl/fcl documentation it creates ?
> I'd rather hope that this is somewhat mature ? I'm not even talking about
> the LCL, which will probably be a lot more than 1700 pages when printed...

Nobody disputes the size of docs. I was more talking about not generating a
Windows helpformat (on my todo for years), the array [] of ansistring  at


not to speak of 

> It does what it was designed to do. It's not perfect, and there are still
> some improvements that can be made, but it has steadily improved since 
> day 1. And will continue to improve in the future.

> But alas, as so often, we loose the continuous struggle with time.

Which was the exactly what I meant to express.. Needs more continuous
struggle from people with a direct interest to not let the improvement rate

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