[fpc-pascal] FPC 2.2.1 on Mac OS X

Damien Gerard milipili at shikami.org
Fri May 23 15:27:27 CEST 2008

Le May 23, 2008 à 3:19 PM, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho a écrit :

> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 9:59 AM, Mattias Gärtner
> <nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de> wrote:
>> It will change, as soon it works 'better'.
> Sure, but what does better mean? Better then what? Is there any real
> alternative at the moment to the Carbon IDE?
> Have you ever worked with the Gtk IDE under Mac OS X? The installation
> problems are just the point of the iceberg. Copy+Paste doesn't work.
> Do you see how this can be annoying? You open your e-mail, want to
> paste some code to the editor and bang, it's impossible =/
> Also, It crashed every 5 minutes. It looks crappy. It is absolutely
> unusable, even for developers, and trust me, I tryed to use it for a
> long time, and I eventually gave up because it's simply unusable.
> I use the Carbon IDE daily and there are only some minor bugs (all
> already reported). Sometimes the tabs show the wrong file, sometimes
> it needs a restart, but it looks very good, is very fast, doesn't need
> X11, copy+paste works, it never crashed for me, ...
> I think that the Carbon IDE is ready on it's own merits, and even if
> there are bugs, there is no other alternative, so it's irrelevant.

Agreed. It needs improvements for sure, but it works well and it is  
far better than GTK1/2

Damien Gerard
milipili at shikami.org

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