[fpc-pascal] CLX is returning to Delphi 2011

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Apr 6 14:51:37 CEST 2010

On Tue, 6 Apr 2010, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
>>> In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
>>>> Well, It is the least work for them.
>>>> Except that they'll have a HUGE amount of bugs to fix, if you look at the
>>>> FreeCLX bugtracker on sourceforge :-)
>>> FreeCLX was afaik based on K1, and K2..K3 followed, and maybe some post K3
>>> development. I don't think FreeCLX is a good measure for the state of CLX.
>> FreeCLX = CLX. There is no difference, Borland never gave up
>> control over it.
> FreeCLX = CLX v1. The remark was about versioning, not control.
>>> People mostly debug the windows app, and only the crossplatform bits
>>> remotely.r
>> The GUI is cross-platform, hence there will be bugs in the GUI that pop up
>> only when run on some platform.
> Yes. And that will have to be done using remote debugging. And yes, that is
> not the best possible solution. But it is not impossible, I do it nearly
> every day with D2009.
> But the best possible solution (everything everywhere 100% native) is simply
> not realistic from a business perspective.

Why not? Lazarus does it.


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