[fpc-pascal] Re: ISO Standard Pascal I/O

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat May 29 10:11:25 CEST 2010

On Fri, 28 May 2010, Roger Bailey wrote:

> Me:
>> ... nextcharacter := input^ ... Does FPC not support this standard Pascal feature?
> Jonas:
>> No, it does not. FPC mainly supports Borland-style Pascal dialects, and they are not ISO Standard/Extended Pascal compliant.
> I can live with that, but it would save newcomers a lot of trouble if the documentation were a bit more upfront about what FPC is not. Just saying it implements "some", or "most" of the features of dialect X is a recipe for frustration.

Point well taken. Will try to do for the next release.


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