[fpc-pascal] RE: Pascal is alive!!??

gmjimen at burdjia.com gmjimen at burdjia.com
Wed Feb 21 09:36:17 CET 2007

> In the ACM-ICPC International Collegiate Programming Contest dropped  pascal
> this year final competitions and for next year, the students  are not
allowed to
> use pascal as their programming language. Did you  know this? What is your
> Also, in TopCoder site, you can not  develop your programs with Pascal while as
> I know, Pascal has all the  properties that C++ or JAVA have.
> Any idea? Is there any technical problem with Pascal to be used in  TopCoder's
> contest?

Now I'm in a contest that uses Pascal. Most of people uses Delphi but some of
us use FPC:

Last year I participated in another contest where the language prerequisite
was "any language that supports the Allegro library". I used Free Pascal.

Guillermo "Ñuño" Martínez

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