[fpc-pascal]32-bit Turbo Pascal (was: Pascal Tutorial)

Rich Pasco pasco at acm.org
Wed Jun 12 08:00:12 CEST 2002

Jonas Maebe wrote:

> 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

And I am so glad it was.  The presence of Free Pascal has made it
possible for me to port hundreds of my Turbo Pascal DOS apps to become
32-bit Windows Console apps with relatively little pain.  Thank you,
thank you!

     - Rich

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