[fpc-devel] FPC Branches

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Jul 12 20:38:25 CEST 2010

On Mon, 12 Jul 2010, Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:

> Michael Schnell schrieb:
>> 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.
> A platform independent solution would implement the IDE, compiler etc. in 
> .NET/Mono, so that it can be used immediately on every platform, that 
> supports .NET.  AFAIK Java development systems went the same way...

Huh ? That would be the day ? AFAIK Java doesn't need .NET ? 
Why would it need .NET ? It's runtime engine works on more 
platforms than .NET/Mono...

I would even say more: 
if Java depended on .NET, why would anyone bother with Java ?


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