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

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 28 19:48:35 CET 2013

On 28.02.2013 12:22, Henry Vermaak wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:45:08AM +0000, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>> On 2013-02-28 09:28, Marc Pertron wrote:
>>> We need better optimisations at least as much as fancy 123.tostring.
>> Bottom line.... optimisation work is just not as sexy and exciting as
>> adding the latest Delphi/Java/C#/C language features. I guess we can't
>> blame them for that.
> An llvm target will move the optimisation burden away from fpc, which
> would be very interesting.

While we would welcome a LLVM backend it is basically a consent in the 
development team that this would only be an additional alternative to 
the normal backends FPC provides.


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