[lazarus] Why are some LCL files .pp and some .pas

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Fri Nov 14 08:21:55 EST 2003

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003 14:06:43 +0100 (CET)
marcov at stack.nl (Marco van de Voort) wrote:

> > While porting LCL to Delphi I had to rename some files to .pas. But why
> > is there a mixture of .pp and .pas files in the LCL directory? As I know
> > is the default file extension for fpc .pp.
> The original idea was 
>  .pas    -  Shared BP/FPC or FPC/Delphi code
>  .pp	 -  FPC specific code.

Nice idea.

IMHO: .pas is pascal, Borland does not own it, Delphi is only one flavour of


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