Writing Externals in Pascal?

-= JB =- sundown at pacifier.com
Mon Jul 5 07:11:00 EDT 2010

I would be interested in programming externals in Pascal but I am
not familiar with the pascal you mentioned so I can't comment on
the choice of pascal.


On Jul 5, 2010, at 1:49 AM, RunRevPlanet wrote:

> Hi All,
> Trying to gauge the potential interest in a Revolution Externals  
> SDK that could allow you to develop externals in Lazarus/Free  
> Pascal. Instead of requiring some form of C/C++ wrapper, which is  
> the only language that is currently supported by the official  
> Externals SDK.
> To be able to write externals purely in a Pascal/Delphi dialect  
> would be useful to me, but I do not know for certain if it can be  
> done with Free Pascal -- there may be linking or name mangling  
> issues which prevent it from working.
> * So before trying, I am just wondering what level of interest  
> there would be in such a resource?
> If it's just me who still uses Pascal, then I probably won't even  
> bother thinking further about it. But if there is interest, who  
> knows...
> Note, I have little free time for such a project, so even if there  
> is significant interest, I make no promises about whether it will  
> happen, or when.
> -- 
> Scott McDonald
> RunRevPlanet.com
> "Components, Stacks, Tools and Resources for Runtime Revolution"
> www.runrevplanet.com
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