[fpc-pascal] Systems 2005: A first summary

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sat Oct 29 22:33:12 CEST 2005

On Sat, 29 Oct 2005 13:38:05 -0700
L505 <fpc505 at z505.com> wrote:

> > No, this doesn't match with our experiences we had at the systems: a lot
> > of people said, yes, I tried fpc but I didn't like to work with the
> > command line. When we asked, did you try lazarus, the answer was, no, I
> > didn't know about it.
> Of course, but I don't think you mean mean the projects have to merge, it
> just means the advertising has to merge (cross-advertise each other
> more).. I'm sure the FPC team doesn't want to merge with lazarus? Just
> change the marketing/advertising tactics right?


> i.e. maybe in big bold font on the FPC website:
> "Lazarus is the major IDE that uses FPC" or something similar.
> In an FAQ section:
> Question:
>  What is FPC exactly, and what is lazarus?
> Answer:
>  If you come from a delphi background, consider FPC like DCC. FPC is not
>  an IDE, just like
> DCC is not an IDE.
> Question:
>  What is DCC, I don't know what that stands for?
> Answer:
>  That is the compiler that powers the Delphi IDE.

Ok - at least for delphians.
The 'systems' showed that there are a lot of non delphians interested in


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