Linked by DaniŽl Mantione on Mon 16th May 2005 18:38 UTC
General Development After five years of development, Free Pascal 2.0 is ready. With the new compiler, its authors believe they are ready to become a larger open source development platform. In the MS-DOS world, Pascal was one of the major programming languages and is by means of Borland Delphi an important programming language in the Windows world. In the open source world, Free Pascal is the leading Pascal compiler and while open source is a bit biased using the C language, the Pascal language has a lot to offer to open source programmers.
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Re: dmc
by johnlein on Tue 17th May 2005 16:30 UTC

Don't get me wrong, I don't program in Pascal, I do C, Java and Python. But come on lets be honest ANYTHING that isn't C derived today is looked down upon. What in your opinion makes Pascal and I mean modern Pascal like Freepascal and Delphi >>toy languages<<? I don't see anything toyish about them.