[fpc-devel] Status of Delphi-like packages (Class+RTTI aware DLL/SO)?
florian at freepascal.org
Thu Sep 9 16:24:19 CEST 2010
>> IMO the implementation of Delphi packages in FPC depends on two things:
>> the resources required for such an implementation, and the chance for
>> closed-source libraries. When we want to disallow or even discourage
>> closed-source FPC projects, I see no urgent need for implementing Delphi
> I don't see any connection why the situation with packages would be any
> different, licensewise, from the current situation with EXEs.
> ... Most notably since a EXE+packages is essentially just an EXE fragmented
> over multiple parts.
E.g. for a closed source IDE packages are essentially.
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