[fpc-devel] On code cleanup

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun May 3 13:08:06 CEST 2009

On Sun, 3 May 2009, Jonas Maebe wrote:

> On 03 May 2009, at 11:30, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> >(I don't think the situation with 2.2.6 changed from the one with 2.2.4. I
> >don't see a 2.4 release within the year happening.
> I don't see what the problem is with stabilising/releasing 2.4 as it is. If
> generics and Delphi 2009-style ansistrings are not going to get finished any
> time soon, why not release 2.4 without them being finalised? 

Coming from someone who is very insistent on bugfree implementation
and proper testing - and rightly so - this sounds very strange.

As far as I know, there are still fundamental implementation problems 
with generics, and as long as they are not fixed, I wouldn't want to 
see it released.


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