[fpc-pascal] Free Pascal 2.4.0 released

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sat Jan 2 11:30:44 CET 2010

On 02 Jan 2010, at 07:27, Anthony Walter wrote:

> I read the user changes document which seemed to consist of a list of
> subtle changes. My question is does 2.4.0 put forward any major
> changes and if so in what document are those changes described.

There's the included "whatsnew.txt" document (whose contents were also posted as part of the announcement), but it's fairly high level. There is currently no detailed list in the same style as the user changes document.

> I am
> interested in reading about changes such as official generic support,

Slightly better than in 2.2.4, but still not finalised.

> changes to support COM variants or interfaces,

No idea.

> and other language
> changes such as closures etc.

Unavailable (I don't think anyone is even working on that).


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