[fpc-devel] Forwarded message about FPC status

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Dec 25 11:32:49 CET 2012

Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Dec 2012, Martin Schreiber wrote:
>>>> - Produce at least as good code as Delphi 7.
>>>> - Compile at least as fast as Delphi 7.
>>> You know that sacrifices need to be made to make a compiler cross
>>> platform and easily portable.  You can't have it all.
>> We will see.
> It would be good if, prior to forking off, you would do some study and 
> post some proposals here.
> As long as your proposals do not include reducing the number of 
> platforms/CPUs (an obvious optimization), I'm sure they will get serious 
> consideration:

Although I think the time is approaching when some CPUs- IA-64 etc.- and 
OSes could usefully be moved into an "attic" subtree.

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

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