[fpc-devel] Changed Math functions in FPC development trunk 2.7

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Thu Apr 10 18:24:21 CEST 2014

On 09/04/14 14:10, info at wolfgang-ehrhardt.de wrote:
> A year ago there was a post from Jonas Maebe on this list
> (http://www.mail-archive.com/fpc-devel@lists.freepascal.org/msg28483.html)
> asking about the possibility to reuse parts of AMath/DAMath in FPC.
> Today I downloaded the development source files from
> (ftp://ftp.freepascal.org/pub/fpc/snapshot/trunk/source/fpc.zip)
> and found very close source code similarity between the changed
> (compared with FPC264) math.pp routines and AMath routines.
> See the list below.
> Although, as Jonas wrote, zlib is compatible with FPC, there is the
> need to give references and/or mark the changes. Unfortunately this
> is not done.

You are absolutely correct that code that comes from your library should 
be credited properly. I've asked Sergei, who committed these changes, to 
look into it and make sure that credit is given where it is due.

Sorry about these errors and thanks for the friendly reminder.


More information about the fpc-devel mailing list