[fpc-pascal]Free Pascal - general commet / suggestions

Jonas Maebe 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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