[Lazarus] Please define "delphi compatibility"

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Wed Oct 10 19:11:05 CEST 2012

Am 10.10.2012 18:56, schrieb Jürgen Hestermann:
> Am 2012-10-10 18:42, schrieb Reinier Olislagers:
>> On 10-10-2012 18:35, Jürgen Hestermann wrote:
>>> Am 2012-10-10 08:57, schrieb Vincent Snijders:
>>>> Lazarus is open source. Who contributes, determines.
>>> You can't mean this seriously.
>>> Are you saying that no changes have ever been rejected?
>> Are you serious yourself?
> Yes.
> The question was: What is the intention of the developers regarding
> Delphi compatibility?

At least for FPC holds: as much as possible as long as it does not hurt
too much.

> This has not been answered IMO.
> And saying that any direction would be accepted is not correct.

Contribute for several years high quality work and prove that you take
care of what you have broken etc. then a lot of directions will be
accepted I guess.

> So the question still holds: What changes would be accepted and which
> would be rejected?

Does it matter for you? What are you working on?

> The people who judge about changes are the persons who define the
> direction (unless someone forks another project).

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