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

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Aug 9 11:02:40 CEST 2011

In our previous episode, Mark Morgan Lloyd said:
[ Charset windows-1252 unsupported, converting... ]
> 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.

c) betting on a desktop Linux revolution that never really came.

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