[fpc-pascal]FPC vs. GPC (was:FPC 1.0.6 and open arrays)

Anton Tichawa anton.tichawa at chello.at
Tue Jan 28 16:15:16 CET 2003

Hello, List!

On Tuesday 28 January 2003 14:06, James Mills wrote:
> What on earth would we want a more typed language ? Pascal is stongly
> typed enough as it is, and is quite comfortable to use. People like
> myself that have been using pascal for many many years will not be happy
> to find that pascal now has a new syntax.

I aggree. Changes should be done carefully, because there is the risk of 
destroying existing (legacy?) software. What I'm doing is to use pascal 'as 
standard as possible', but to automatically create pascal files in cases 
where the standard requires too much typing.



"Adas Methode war, wie sich zeigen wird, Tagträume in offenbar korrekte 
Berechnungen einzuweben."

Doris Langley Moore: Ada, Countess of Lovelace (London 1977).


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