[fpc-pascal] Delphi for Linux is out

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 23 19:11:25 CET 2017

On 23.03.2017 18:35, Florian Klämpfl wrote:
> Am 23.03.2017 um 16:47 schrieb Mattias Gaertner:
>> On Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:08:20 +0100 (CET)
>> Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>> When did FPC start to run on Linux? 1999?  
>>> I got the first "hello world" around 1995-1996, I think, 
>>> together with Mark May. (if memory serves well)
>> Well, Delphi didn't start with a "Hello World". So that would be a
>> little unfair as comparison.
>> What about the time when FPC was able to compile itself?
> 9th august 1996 :)
> Mail from Michael:
>> I think we should synchronise our versions of the compiler. I've put a list
>> of changes at the end of this mail, so you can update your sources.
>> before you release the next version of the compiler, I think it would be
>> nice if you send me the sources, so I can try to compile them under Linux.
>> This way we can always keep the DOS and Linux version synchronised.

I take it this was before a version control system was used? :P


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