[fpc-devel] Forwarded message about FPC status

Graeme Geldenhuys graeme at geldenhuys.co.uk
Sat Dec 22 14:01:47 CET 2012

On 21/12/12 17:16, Florian Klämpfl wrote:
> The mission goal of FPC is: develop an open source pascal compiler
> written in pascal in a community effort.

You forgot the last bit.... "and be Delphi compatible!"

> Maybe people should indeed first work on the compiler instead of
> developing another gui and ide.

A compiler on its own is a pretty useless item. It needs advanced GUI
frameworks, IDE's and other large apps to fully test the compiler and
drive its features.

  - Graeme -

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