[fpc-pascal] another fpc RAD: MSEide

L505 fpc505 at z505.com
Wed Apr 19 21:26:05 CEST 2006

> L505 wrote:
> >
> > I think this is poor marketing for FPC: telling people that size/bloat is not an
> > issue.
> > Then what good is FPC for us? FPC is a compiled language! The whole point of a
> > compiled
> > language, is to have SOME advantage over an interpreted language. What is this
> > advantage,
> > if not size/memory/footprint? I don't see any advantages.
> The memory footprint of a good interpreter is lower than that one of a
> compiled program. Guess why a lot of programs in the 80s were written in
> interpreted basic :) Only the bad design of most interpreters cause big
> memory footprint.

There was also USCD pascal .. but people complained it was too slow?

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