[fpc-pascal].NET opinions?

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Aug 20 19:17:56 CEST 2002

> Am Die, 2002-08-20 um 16.03 schrieb Marco van de Voort:
> > I think FPC will sooner support Mac OS than .NET will support Mac OS :-)
> > The "multi platform" possibilities of .NET still exist only on paper.
> > There are some GPL projects in the works, but one still has to wait if they
> > provide enough compability.
> Well, I think you're right. For a realy wide range of platforms a java
> backend would be the best choice ;-)

I think a Java backend would lay even worse limitations on the language than

> Perhaps you should create a gcc-frontend? But this is certainly more
> difficult than adding .net support to the compiler.

GPC took 13 years and are still in the beginning stages of Delphi
compability. This is apparantly more work than actually creating all those
front-ends yourself.

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