[lazarus] Why are some LCL files .pp and some .pas
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Fri Nov 14 08:53:37 EST 2003
> 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
Borland uses .pas by default. Other compilers usually use .p
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