[Lazarus] New NumbersOnly property for TCustomEdit (r43678)

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Jan 13 23:24:47 CET 2014

On Mon, 13 Jan 2014, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On 2014-01-12 12:47, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>>> Okay, that's a good stance compared to the Free Pascal team.
>> Eh ?
>> I don't see how the stance of the FPC team differs ?
> The Lazarus team seems to want to be able to convert and compile Delphi
> code. Only in one direction.
> The Free Pascal team wants Delphi compatibility in both directions.
> Moving from Delphi to FPC, and then still keep the ability to move back
> to Delphi. The second part is ridiculous as far as I'm concerned - it
> limits FPC too much in what it can do, change or improve.

No, this is not correct.

The compiler's Delphi mode does attempts to emulate the compiler as much as possible, yes.
But other than that, we strive for the same thing as Lazarus: Delphi code should compile.


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