[fpc-pascal]The state of FPC (was: Synapse for FPC)

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Thu Jul 24 15:43:20 CEST 2003

On Thu, 24 Jul 2003, Lukas Gebauer wrote:

> > I meant that some people prefer include files to ifdefs. In that sense,
> > it is a matter of taste.
> >
> > If one presumes as a fact that everybody prefers single-file sources with
> > IFDEFS in it, then your statement about 'a matter of fact' is 100%
> > correct, and I will not dispute it.
> One my notice:
> FPC style of coding is good for handle multiplatform sources, but for
> me (mean program developer) is this sources very badly readable. ;-(

Excuse me, but you are NOT the mean program developer. The mean program
developer does not write a TCP/IP suite.

> example:
> I need some some functions. What I need for use this function? i must
> know unit where this function is. (for adding it into uses)

4 clicks using the documentation:
Index, function name, jump to declaration. Unit is visible in navigation tree.

I have tools set up to make the docs searchable on our website, but I need
some free time to fix it.

The ways of using Delphi and FPC are simply different...


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