[fpc-pascal] Delphi mode for new features?

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Thu Jul 2 12:09:22 CEST 2015

On 07/01/2015 05:51 PM, Jonas Maebe wrote:
> The point is that we consider that several features added by 
> Embarcadero make the language less Pascal-like or more complicated for 
> no good reason. "Advanced records" is one such example: that feature 
> already existed, and is called "objects" or "Turbo Pascal-style objects". 

A really "straight forward" comprehensive variant would be to forget all 
the different keywords and always us class (maybe introducing a static 
(create does not allocate memory) and a dynamic (heap based) variant). 
But as this is not at all "pascal like" this supposedly is not a good 
idea for a thingy called "free Pascal".


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