[fpc-devel] New FPC language/dialect MODE, Generics.Collections and new branch

silvioprog silvioprog at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 16:09:40 CEST 2015


On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 4:00 AM, Maciej Izak <hnb.code at gmail.com> wrote:

> New modern Pascal dialect is subject of this topic.
>
> Is any way to get branch for new pascal dialect and for
> generics.collections improvements? For me ObjFPC is too much conservative
> and Delphi after XE2 version, really sucks, so $MODE Delphi is not option.
>
> I think is good idea to discuss new dialect. I really like some elements
> from ObjFPC, also from Delphi and from Oxygene (we can't implement pure
> $MODE Oxygene but some ideas are good). To combine best of mentioned
> dialects elements we need to create new $MODE. I call my new dialect
> "Sparta" (yes it is related to freesparta.com) but I can change this
> name.
>
> I have some concerns, that all my effort for new dialect even if I done
> some work will be useless.
>
> If you wish, I can prepare some "manifest document" related to new
> language dialect details.
>
> Let me know if there is no option for that initiative.
>
> Best Regards,
> Maciej Izak
>

I don't know if a new dialect would be widely accepted by all developers
(specially veteran pascal programmers), but if it could become things more
practical and more productive, I would be in favor of just "{$ mode
ObjPas}". =)

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