[fpc-devel] Pascal Standard, and what we can do.

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Jul 23 10:12:10 CEST 2015

On Thu, 23 Jul 2015, Maciej Izak wrote:

> 2015-07-23 9:21 GMT+02:00 Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>:
>> Oxygene is no longer pascal. It's just C# with pascal keywords. a pityful
>> copy.
>> If you want the features of C#, you should use C#, full stop.
> C# is in some way "new Pascal" so there is nothing wrong with porting back
> some features from C# to Pascal ^^. I can't use C#. I want to adopt new FPC
> dialect for that purpose (Oxygene flavored) :). Damn, probably you must
> hate me. ;)

? Not at all.

I simply don't understand why people want to introduce concepts of other languages.
Just use the other language, spare yourself the agony.

What confuses me even more: C has been around since as long as pascal. 
It does not seem plagued by this need to be "modern".


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