[fpc-pascal] Delphi mode for new features?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Jul 1 17:47:56 CEST 2015

On Wed, 1 Jul 2015, Serguei TARASSOV wrote:

>> and disabled via mode switches.
> This is a good example of complicating the life.
> "One option by feature" to activate every new language feature lead to growth 
> of end-user documentation and using $MODE DELPHI when it is not required at 
> all.
> In the perfect world $MODE DELPHI should be required only to compile same 
> unit in both Delphi and FPC.
> Why move away this perfect world?
> Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple 
> is hard, that's creativity.

It is very subjective.
Not everyone is interested in all these features.

If you want to use these features all the time, just put them in your config file.


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