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

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 16 14:50:34 CET 2019

Am Sa., 16. Feb. 2019, 09:58 hat Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>

> On Sat, 16 Feb 2019, J. Gareth Moreton wrote:
> > 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!
> Hm. 'a bit bloated' is the understatement of the year.
> I still program mostly using language features of essentially D7.
> Works fine, and I don't think my productivity is in any way enhanced by
> all the new features.
> Maybe enumerators save some typing.  And it's not that I haven't tried the
> new features.
> What I miss - usually - are libraries to perform common tasks.
> I wonder where the success of Javascript comes from ?
> As a language it is simplicity itself, and yet Javascript thrives.
> The only extension to have a real success is TypeScript, which simply
> introduces some type checking and more or less real 'constants'...

Time for pas2js to change this 😁


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