[fpc-devel] OS/2 and DLLs
rpzrpzrpz at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 23:56:27 CET 2014
Thanks for the use case Bernd, a fully functional
population of true legacy users with working systems
of OS/2 in 2014. That is a surprise.
Ralf, I am not goint to tell you to do anything, but gently suggest that
you chill out.
On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 3:51 PM, Bernd Oppolzer <bernd.oppolzer at t-online.de>
> Am 17.12.2014 22:37, schrieb Ralf Quint:
>> On 12/17/2014 12:38 PM, rpzrpzrpz at gmail.com wrote:
>>> Ralf, Such passion for obsolescence...
>>> What is the use case other than a hobby and pride for OS/2 support?
>> What ever the user wants to do! Who are you to tell other people what is
>> a valid use case or not?!?
>> And just for your information, OS/2 (now under the name eComStation) is
>> still a commercially available OS (http://www.ecomstation.com/).
> I am a professional working developer,
> and I am still using two OS/2 development machines
> to build software, most of the time written in ANSI C,
> which is targetted in the end to other platforms like
> Unixes or z/OS mainframe, but OS/2 still is the development
> platform I like most. And I use it almost every day. The IBM
> compilers and debuggers etc. are superb, I also use (old versions of)
> Oracle and DB2 on this platform and many own - portable - libraries
> for XML processing, for example, and other interesting tasks.
> I would like to help Tomas in his efforts, but at the moment
> I have no time .. maybe next year.
> Kind regards
> But in your case, as good old Mr. Thomas Gray said, "Where ignorance is
>> bliss, 'tis folly to be wise."
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