[Lazarus] Why does a project have to be open?

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 18 15:52:28 CET 2012

On 18.03.2012 15:29, J├╝rgen Hestermann wrote:
> Sven Barth schrieb:
>> Also this is no "feature", it's currently one of the core concepts of
>> Lazarus and it was so for years. So I doubt that this will be changed
>> in the near future (before 1.0 at least).
> Although I have arranged with it now it annoyed me too. No other program
> (including Free Pascal text mode IDE) forces the user to have a
> file/project open all the time. It's a bit weird that it was designed
> like this. What was the reason for doing this? What advantage does it have?

I believe most users are annoyed by this at the beginning (me included 
;) ). In my previous mail I also didn't defend the concept, but merely 
stated the facts (core concept and not going to be changed in the 
nearest future).


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