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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by LC on Thu 19th May 2005 05:09 UTC

Win32 in Delphi is certainly not dead. Delphi 2005 allows both .net and win32 development and has significant enhancements to both.

Yes, but the full infrastructure is based on .NET. The Kylix product line is based on a win32 version of D6/D7/BCB6 with the wine emulator. D8/D2k5 never will run with wine...