[fpc-pascal]FP newbie

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Thu Nov 13 16:01:56 CET 2003

On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> > On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > > The LCL is much more than a widget set. It is the base building block of a
> > > RAD system. And also it quite Delphi VCL compatible in spirit (to allow easy
> > > porting).
> > >
> > > Moreover wxWindows is relatively recent. It wasn't around in a stable form
> > > when Lazarus was started.
> >
> > Strange. As far as I know, it was around and used way before Lazarus
> > appeared. It was already around at least in 1995, even before the first
> > release of FPC...
> In a usuable state to build Lazarus on top of I mean? The first time I heard
> about it was 1997 I think, and then it was advocated as a small clean way
> to make portable apps, no complete framework.

As far as I remember it, it would have been enough to support Lazarus.
Maybe not the complete widget set, but definitely most of it.


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