[fpc-pascal] FPC clean room project

Lars noreply at z505.com
Fri Jan 6 16:17:33 CET 2017

On Sun, January 1, 2017 10:23 pm, Mr Bee wrote:
> Hi all,
> There's someone accusing that Free Pascal (and some parts of Lazarus) is
> just a reverse engineering of Delphi. Even he said some codes of FPC/Laz
> are taken from Delphi (and Kylix). This is a serious allegation. I know
> that isn't true. Or is it? ;) Can anybody elaborate on this? I'd like to
> debunk the allegation but I don't know where to start and the evidence
> for it. Thank you.

Well considering the Borland/Codegear/Embarcadero has actually used FPC in
one of their products they likely have the same allegations, just no one
makes a fuss about it the other way around...

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