[fpc-devel] RIP NoGlobals

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Wed Sep 29 19:42:29 CEST 2010

Am 29.09.2010 17:26, schrieb Alexander Klenin:
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 00:05, Hans-Peter Diettrich
> <DrDiettrich1 at aol.com> wrote:
>> Florian Klaempfl schrieb:
>>>> Now I'll resume my original work on multiple front-ends, this time using
>>>> a git repository
>>> Well, I wonder what the advantage of this will be, besides that there
>>> will be not feedback possible on the changes, so the chances to get
>>> these changes into trunk are also very little.
>> There has been no feedback on my preceding work, until it finally was
>> rejected for mostly formal reasons. Git allows to work on multiple topics
>> (branches) at the same time, and commits can be amended, so that it should
>> be possible to group together related changes, independently from their
>> introduction sequence.
>> While the preceding tries can be separated into multiple steps, which only
>> are useless until they are used for e.g. threading, the front-end project
>> will have no such intermediate steps of public interest.
> FWIW, I appreciate the git usage -- hopefully Han's work would
> serve as a base to reinvigorate FPC development.

I don't see how using git and working on multiple frontend support
solves the current problems of fpc: too much supported platforms and
features and too few developers working on bug fixing.

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