[fpc-pascal] FPC attributes / annotations support

Marcos Douglas B. Santos md at delfire.net
Thu Nov 30 12:06:33 CET 2017

On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 4:23 AM, LacaK <lacak at zoznam.sk> wrote:
>>> the idea) a rewrite of a multi-million lines of code project into C#,
>>> rather
>>> than move to open source development tools where they can keep the huge
>>> code
>>> base, the same language and reuse the same development skills. How
>>> weird??
>>> Have corporates lost their minds.
>> I believe that the real problem is to find Object Pascal programmers
>> comparing with other languages.
>> The companies are thinking in their future.
>> "Who will maintain this code?"
>> "No one are using Object Pascal nowadays".
>> I hear something like this two times per month.  :\
>> However, we know the potential of Object Pascal as a language to do
>> anything.
>> If we have a better marketing, maybe more programmers could have more
>> interest to use the language.
> IMO root of problem is in schools. People come to companies from schools and
> what they have learned in schools, is what they are expecting in companies
> ...
> When I walked to school, we learned Pascal, I am suspicious, that this does
> not happen nowadays.

And I think people are thinking in Object Pascal as Turbo Pascal or
something like that.
I believe most don't know about FPC as a modern compiler.
Is so simpler using Object Pascal environment than Java or .NET. So,
FPC could be more used by schools.

Marcos Douglas

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