[Lazarus] What is the cause of this fpcres error? It is on the path.

Frank Church vfclists at gmail.com
Sat Sep 25 02:07:11 CEST 2010

On 2010-09-24 18:17:27 +0200, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 24 September 2010 00:41, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at windstream.net> wrote:
> > one must also remember and take into account that delphi compatibility is a
> > goal... that FPC and Laz have the option and ability to move further than
> > delphi is a plus but delphi compatibility is still a requirement...
> And the downfall of Lazarus LCL.
> > and what happens when delphi does add such capability? will your
> > fix/enhancement be "updated" to match delphi?
> And this is where the "being delphi compatible" pipe dream falls flat
> on it's face! First we get bitched at for not contributing, then we
> do, then delphi implements it in a totally different way (sometimes
> years down the line - and sometimes I think on purpose in a different
> way), then it is expected from us to break backward compatibility with
> FPC itself, and rewrite features to be yet again delphi compatible. No
> innovation - simply follow Delphi like lambs to the slaughterhouse.
> That is NO WAY to run a FOSS project.
> -- 
> Regards,
>   - Graeme -

I agree 100% with Graeme. FPC and Lazarus should follow its own path.

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