[fpc-pascal] differences between .pp and .pas files

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Feb 25 12:09:19 CET 2013

On Mon, 25 Feb 2013, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On 2013-02-25 10:51, Sven Barth wrote:
>> That's indeed a valid argument pro .pp
> And a large argument against .pp extensions is that NO editor out there
> (except for FP Text IDE and Lazarus) knows about .pp, so pascal syntax
> highlighting never works. You have to always manually force the pascal
> syntax highlighting, or if the editor allows, manually add the .pp
> extension for the Pascal highlighting.

That is a bug in these editors, you should file a report.

FPC is older than any of these editors anyway (emacs excluded): soon 20 years.


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