[fpc-devel] Forwarded message about FPC status

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Dec 23 11:13:06 CET 2012

On Sun, 23 Dec 2012, Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:

> Graeme Geldenhuys schrieb:
>> Well, let me just say that the idea of two RTL's is rather ridiculous
>> too!!
> It's not different from Delphi, where the introduction of UnicodeString 
> required a renewed RTL, VCL and IDE. Who should do the same for FPC and 
> Lazarus, and tell the users that they either have to stay with an old 
> (frozen) Ansi release, or must upgrade all their code and component libraries 
> to the new strings, RTL and LCL? IMO a typical loose-loose situation :-(

? No, the old RTL will remain maintained. It's the same codebase, just recompiled.


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