michael at tfdec1.fys.kuleuven.ac.be michael at tfdec1.fys.kuleuven.ac.be
Mon Jun 28 17:53:43 EDT 1999

On Thu, 24 Jun 1999, Sergio A. Kessler wrote:

> michael at tfdec1.fys.kuleuven.ac.be el día Sun, 27 Jun 1999 20:00:47 +0200 
> (MEST), escribió:
> >
> >2) Cross-platform indenpendence.
> if one of the goals of FPC is this, why not use gcc as backend,
> instead of assembly ?

1) We want to be completely independent of C.
2) We're not writing 'p2c' here :)

Once we had a proposition from a commercial company to support a dialect of
their pascal compiler (development of which was being discontinued). 
In the end they wanted a Pascal to C converter. 
It was the end of our conversations :-)


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