Oberon and the OberonStation (retro-style FPGA computing)

geneb geneb at deltasoft.com
Wed Nov 25 11:33:18 CST 2015

On Wed, 25 Nov 2015, Jon Elson wrote:

> On 11/25/2015 09:01 AM, geneb wrote:
>> On Tue, 24 Nov 2015, Paul Koning wrote:
>>> Pascal is largely obsolete now, but I still appreciate it -- of the 40 or 
>>> so languages I know, there are only two where I could go from no knowledge 
>>> at all to having a working program of significant size in one week: Pascal 
>>> and Python.
>> Um, no.  Check out Delphi, Lazarus and FPC. No where near "obsolete".
> I was really pleased with FPC!  Are people actually creating new projects 
> with it?  I was grateful to discover FPC so I could update my photoplotter 
> program and move away from the Turbo Pascal / Windows XP executable I have 
> been using.  But, I haven't used it for any new projects.  (Yet.)
You might want to join the fpc users mailing list.  It's got decent 
traffic on it.  The range of cpu targets you can compile to is pretty 
good.  You can even compile for Android. :)


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