[fpc-pascal] Free Pascal created libraries used by other languages

Graeme Geldenhuys graeme at mastermaths.co.za
Wed Dec 9 14:34:46 CET 2009

Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> 1. Not without package support.

What exactly does that mean? In Lazarus I can go "File > New... > Library"
which is a package that compiles to a .so file under Linux.

> 2. Since FPGui is object oriented, it will be unusable unless you devise
>    a 'flat' API.

Ah, so this is a similar issue to Free Pascal using C++ libraries like Qt?
Where the Qt header translation had to flatten all Objects and methods.

Um, you really would have thought Object Oriented Programming would be more
usable (reusable code) than that. :-)

  - Graeme -

fpGUI Toolkit - a cross-platform GUI toolkit using Free Pascal

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