[fpc-pascal] FPC + Mobile development: the String type

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Thu Jul 10 11:21:00 CEST 2014

On 07/10/2014 10:50 AM, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> In our previous episode, Michael Schnell said:
>> Anyway "forking" fpc in such a way seems catastrophic.
> We are not forking anything. We only accept the directive,
Great !

Of course offering the option to those who don't need compatibility is 
nice. But it never should be a default, encouraging users to create 
incompatible (non "pascalish") source code.
> IMHO a substituting bad with worse is not a good reason. 

I do see.

But as we all know, the "index" notation asks for never ending (and 
unsolvable) discussion about how "characters" are counted in all the 
different environments fpc supports.


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