[Lazarus] Choose compiler mode

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Mar 11 22:15:14 CET 2015

On Wed, 11 Mar 2015, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 10:55:07AM +0100, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>>> ModeSwitch is interesting.
>>> But why they aren't in one mode?I mean all the good stuff in one mode?
>> What is 'good stuff' ? That depends on the person.
>> Also: you may want to control compatibility. If we added stuff that we think is fun,
>> someone uses it in e.g. delphi mode without realizing Delphi doesn't support it,
>> and suddenly his code no longer compiles in Delphi...
> Mode Delphi doesn't even try to enforce delphi compatibility, so IMHO that
> is a stretch.

Please elaborate ?


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