[fpc-pascal] Are the TEncoding singletons thread-safe?

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Thu Aug 11 21:17:23 CEST 2016

On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 3:33 PM, Jonas Maebe <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be> wrote:
> On 11/08/16 20:25, silvioprog wrote:
>> But now I have a question: many Free Pascal programmers are Delphi
>> programmers too, having code that can be compiled in both compilers, and
>> sometimes they need to debug deeply, entering into the compiler code and
>> looking at it, so, can't a programmer contribute with Free Pascal in
>> that situation? If so, I have no more questions.
> The compiler code is no problem, since the Delphi compiler code is not open
> source. For the RTL: if they looked at parts of the Delphi RTL source code,
> then they cannot contribute to the same functionality in the FPC RTL.

A question:
If FPC use the same names, Classes and methods, how we know if a patch
was or not a copy?

Best regards,
Marcos Douglas

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