[fpc-pascal] variant part of a record

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Sep 20 14:54:49 CEST 2006

On 20 sep 2006, at 14:41, Пётр Косаревский wrote:

>> That would be more easily doable than the above, though again it
>> would break compatibility with other Pascal compilers afaik.
> I thought so.
> But FPC isn't very compatible as it is: if you don't care for  
> compatibility much, Delphi won't compile a program. Of course, TP  
> will fail too.

Yes, but we try to minimise that sort of stuff in general (at least I  

> It may be active in ObjFPC mode only.

If it were implemented, it would definitely be supported only in FPC  
and ObjFPC modes.

> In any way, it's you (one of those), who exert influence upon the  
> FPC, not me.

It's not because you don't pay me, or because you cannot demand  
anything from me or anyone else working on FPC, that you do not have  
influence on the project or even on what I do (both positively and  


More information about the fpc-pascal mailing list