[fpc-devel] RTL and Unicode filenames operations.
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Tue Mar 23 09:00:39 CET 2010
On Tue, 23 Mar 2010, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> Marco van de Voort het geskryf:
>> For the same reason why the Unix rtl is not a Windows emulation. We are
>> writing a multiplatform compiler and rtl, not an emulation.
> If only that was true... I can highlight a few places where Windows
> emulation is used rather that pure multi-platform implementation. :-/
Most cases are out of Delphi/TP compatibility reasons.
We cannot throw that overboard.
But nothing stops people from developing an alternate RTL, free of
windows-isms, and preferably 100% OOP :-)
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