[fpc-pascal]Pascal Tutorial

Jonas Maebe jonas at zeus.rug.ac.be
Mon Jun 10 12:56:38 CEST 2002

On maandag, juni 10, 2002, at 11:37 , Andreas K. Foerster wrote:

> BTW. are there plans to make FreePascal compatible to standard Pascal?
> I think at least the unextended standard (ISO 7185 from 1990) should be
> supported in full.

The reason standard Pascal isn't supported, has many causes

a) GPC already supports it in full
b) the original reason FPC was started, was because Borland didn't want 
to make a 32bit Turbo Pascal. As such, FPC was initially aimed at people 
who wanted a 32bit TP, not people who want to program in standard Pascal
c) no-one who works on the compiler is interested in writing standard 
Pascal programs


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