[fpc-devel] Determin file size - how?y

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Dec 19 11:08:18 CET 2011

In our previous episode, Graeme Geldenhuys said:
> > And because the format isn't dead.
> Didn't Microsoft drop CHM format too? ;-) 

Only for own use. Afaik it is still recommended for 3rd party usage in 
Windows 8.

> Anyway, INF is far from
> dead - in fact it is making a comeback with fpGUI. :) Also eComStation
> still exists, OS/2 installs still exist, and fpGUI based projects all
> use INF too

Yes, and I still have access to a PDP too, so that is a real lively
community too :-)

> Dead is only if _nobody_ uses it any more - INF is far
> from that. I'm already working on a Object Pascal implemented INF
> compiler (though a open-source C++ version already exists), and
> extensions to the INF format.
> [No need for a response from you, I just wanted to correct your false
> statement.]

You wanted to express your own view on "dead", which I don't share. 

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