[fpc-pascal]Free Pascal - general commet / suggestions
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sat Jan 17 14:33:51 CET 2004
On 16 jan 2004, at 22:53, Paschal Mushubi wrote:
> I get it. I just thought given limited resources (time being one of
> the precious one) an individual working on the compiler could do a
> better job if they focused on one or two popular platforms and make
> FPC really shine.
On the other hand, having so many platforms to support also keeps the
code cleaner. It discourages the use of platform-specific hacks (as you
need generic code anyway), and different processors/OS'es stresstest
different parts of the compiler.
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