[Lazarus] Congrats on the new project options screen

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed Aug 7 12:31:16 CEST 2013

> Juha Manninen <juha.manninen62 at gmail.com> hat am 7. August 2013 um 12:17
> geschrieben:
> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 1:05 PM, Mark Morgan Lloyd
> <markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:
> > Would there be any mileage in having the compiler output this sort of thing
> > in XML or some similar formal markup?
> Yes, that would be ideal. We discussed it with Lazarus devels.
> In July 26 Mattias asked it in FPC devel list. Subject is "compiler
> switches machine readable".
> Jonas answered that it requires manual maintenance for new options and
> I understood he is not happy with the idea. I am planning to write
> there later myself.
> > What happens if the compiler emits any language other than English?
> Nothing good I guess. There are some English key-words the parser looks for.

The non English message files have various encodings, which are not documented.
So using them x-platform is difficult. I suggest to use the English message file
by default and maybe add an option to show a one of the translations.


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