[fpc-devel] Excellent work you guys have done

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 11:57:44 CEST 2008

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:33 AM, ik <idokan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:30 AM, Michael Schnell <mschnell at lumino.de> wrote:
>>> That's another catch-up game being played - the same as Delphi for
>>> .NET.  They will ALWAYS be two steps behind Microsoft (which is also
>>> competing in the developer tools market).
>> I don't think Microsoft is any steps ahead with a framework running on
>> multiple platforms.
> He is talking about .net imho. The problem with it is that Microsoft
> is the body that handles .net and adding new features to it as *they*
> need and require, so it means that they will always have the upper
> hand vs mono or CodeGear.

Yes, that is what I meant. Microsoft knows before anybody what will be
the next *great* thing in .NET and C# language. They have the upper
hand on anybody else developing tools for the .NET framework and C#
language features.

Mono might beat them by allowing the .NET framework to run on multiple
platforms, but Microsoft controls the features.

  - Graeme -

fpGUI - a cross-platform Free Pascal GUI toolkit

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