[fpc-devel] Delphi XE2 uses FPC for iOS target

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Aug 9 09:49:21 CEST 2011

Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:

> IMO CodeGear stumbled with Delphi.NET over the same stone as with Kylix: 
> the Win32 centric VCL :-(

I don't think that the VCL was the issue with Kylix. The issues were (a) 
uncertainty over the Linux community's acceptance of a non-free 
development environment and (b) the difficulty of having a binary 
release which was guaranteed to install on any distro or version.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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