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

Neil Graham lerc at screamingduck.com
Sun Feb 17 10:11:02 CET 2019

On 17/02/19 9:12 PM, Florian Klämpfl wrote:
> Am 17.02.19 um 02:42 schrieb Neil Graham:
>> I think for the most part, if any clean slate is needed for FPC it is 
>> for the Libraries and not the language.  A Class library that was 
>> built to support the language as it currently stands rather than 
>> collecting layers of legacy. TThing TFPThing TFPGThing layers etc.
> Also old libraries are still used by people so they cannot be cut down.

That was implied by the rest of my post.   I was imagining a newer 
cleaner set of libraries for people beginning new projects.   The old 
class libraries would be still be supported, Projects would typically 
use entirely one or the other.   It wouldn't be a strict rule though.

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