[fpc-devel] FPC Branches
mschnell at lumino.de
Mon Jul 12 15:23:50 CEST 2010
On 07/12/2010 02:15 PM, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> But why? What does it make possible? What would you use it for in
> that you can't use Prism+mono for?
In fact the Prism Compiler is free - but not open source -, but to use
the IDE and a component library you even not only need to use payed
service by Embarcadero, but also you need to use the Microsoft Visual
I feel that Lazarus as an IDE and component library is more desirable
than Visual Studio. AFAIK there is no version of the Prism compiler that
runs on Linux or Mac.
Moreover I thinks it's viable to prefer open source tools
> Like what? As said, parallel is not really Prism specific.
See "Compiler features" in e.g.
> So I still don't really have an idea why you would want it, and what you
> would do with it, except "nice goodies" as description and probably a liking
> for "method" instead of "procedure/function".
In fact I did not test anything of this - and don't have the need to do
so - and of course anything can be coded with what we already have. But
if we want to go on attracting application programmers we might need to
support the C# and .Net - based features that they learned in schools.
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