[Lazarus] News on Delphi x64

Paul Breneman list2010 at BrenemanLabs.com
Thu Nov 4 03:29:32 CET 2010

waldo kitty wrote:
> On 11/3/2010 07:34, Michael Schnell wrote:
>>> they probably don't even know that FPC exists...
>> Isn't this called "sandbox" and necessary for sanity ?
> i'm not sure and you could be quite correct ;)
> what i was looking at was that they may be so very in their own world 
> that they only look at other older mainstream flavors that used to 
> exist... even i'm not sure if they exist any more... what with the 
> proliferation of C++, C#, and all the "web oriented" ""new"" languages 
> that have come out in the last 10-15 years or so...
> FWIW: the above is one of the main reasons why i still do a lot of 
> coding in TP/BP 6 and 7 depending on my needs... i'm trying to spend 
> more and more time with FPC and Laz, though... in fact, i have a project 
> (or three) that i really want to do but i need to get cross compiling 
> stuff set up and operating... my main target will be OS/2 (Warp 3 
> Connect) with development on (for now) w2k-sp4 with the latest security 
> fixes applied... in the future, the development platform will most 
> likely be (k)ubuntu ;)

I've recently been doing more TP 6 programming for some embedded 
systems.  TP 6 still works nice but I'd prefer to have all of the Free 
Pascal features...

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