[fpc-pascal] Object pascal language compatiblity - was: Does FPC 2.8.0 can actually still be called Pascal ?

Marc Pertron marc at mailjet.com
Thu Feb 28 10:28:25 CET 2013

2013/2/28 Simon Kissel <scamp at untergrund.net>:
> In the long run, new object pascal language features optimally
> should be discussed by those active in the field BEFORE they get
> implemented. Sadly right now Embarcadero still are far too arrogant
> and close-minded to understand that FPC actually benefits the
> ecosystem they sell products in.

So let's call the Delphi-compatible version "Rascal" ? ;)

> All this being said: I know that FPC is not after business goals.
> But not damaging the ecosystem FPC works in helps everyone using
> Object Pascal, no matter if they are after commercial goals or not.

I agree. We need better optimisations at least as much as fancy 123.tostring.
Is there other companies here interested in Linux 64 bits target optimisations ?
Marc Pertron
CTO at Mailjet.com

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