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

Nikolai Zhubr n-a-zhubr at yandex.ru
Wed Feb 20 23:19:35 CET 2019


20.02.2019 23:33, Florian Klämpfl:
> Am 20.02.19 um 08:36 schrieb Paul van Helden:
>  > As a big
>> fan of the Pascal language, I'd rather break compatibility and see the
>> language evolve than the stoic attitude of the core devs as seen on
>> this list.
> People could change this attitude by contributing to FPC. But very few
> do constantly with high quality patches. The current FPC devs are simply
> overloaded with the areas they have to maintain so it is pretty clear
> that excitement about new features is very low.

Now this is fair and reasonable, indeed.

I didn't actually intended to trigger such a blowup, just was curious 
about some possible specific technical reasons for avoiding inline 
declarations altogether.

Thank you,


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