[fpc-devel] "Blank slate" next version of FPC

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sat Feb 16 09:43:32 CET 2019

Am 16.02.19 um 08:29 schrieb J. Gareth Moreton:
> Hm, fair enough.  Seems a bit strange to not like a new feature, 
> although Delphi did start getting a bit bloated in places.  Ah well!  
> Compatibility is never a bad thing though!

"Do not break people's code" is one of FPC design goals. So anything not 
backward is out of scope of FPC. Of course, sometimes we cannot avoid 
this, but we try as much as possible to break old code.

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