[fpc-pascal] OT a bit - Planet Object Pascal

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sun Feb 17 10:35:54 CET 2013

Am 17.02.2013 09:55, schrieb ik:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 10:13 AM, Florian Klämpfl
> <florian at freepascal.org <mailto:florian at freepascal.org>> wrote:
>     Am 16.02.2013 20:45, schrieb geneb:
>     > On Sat, 16 Feb 2013 <tel:2013>, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>     >
>     >>> I tried something like this before and I was suprised at the
>     dearth of
>     >>> Lazarus and FreePascal bloggers. Getting Lazarus and FPC developers,
>     >>> (let alone users) to blog about their experiences is like pulling
>     >>> teeth.I think a law should be passed requiring FPC users to blog
>     about
>     >>> their usage and experiences at least twice a year.
>     >>
>     >> Maybe not everyone is so enthousiast about blogs as you ?
>     >>
>     >> I agree with Florian; I prefer to work on FPC.
>     >
>     > While I can certainly understand your point of view, the more people
>     > that are talking about FPC and Lazarus, the more people that will
>     become
>     > exposed to it.
>     Isn't the svn rss feed not the best opportunity to talk about
>     fpc/lazarus :)?
> When I hear stuff like "sure pascal is cool but lack of good string
> support", I think that it is more self explanatory then anything.
> At the local open source community I'm a known evangelist for Object
> Pascal, and my blog is full of code, text etc, regarding stuff in object
> pascal.
> Some of the people over here that actually started using FPC/Lazarus
> arrived due to my blog posts, so spreading the word is very important imho.

It is. But some might code, others might evangelize. What I wanted to
say: those who are interested what happens in FPC in detail might follow
also the svn rss feed. There is simply no need for the developers to
blog about this.

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