strangest systems I've sent email from

Jon Elson elson at
Mon Apr 25 21:08:43 CDT 2016

On 04/25/2016 12:42 PM, geneb wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Apr 2016, Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> On 04/25/2016 09:39 AM, Jon Elson wrote:
>>> I used it to port a couple of my programs from (Ughhh!) 
>>> Borland
>>> Turbo Pascal for Windows to Linux, and it was a 
>>> surprisingly painless
>>> job. The only thing I notice is the error messages look 
>>> exactly like
>>> Borland error messages on DOS.  (Error 132 at 1B7F sort 
>>> of thing.)
>> Historically, one of my pet peeves with compiler 
>> writers.  IBM 704
>> FORTRAN had better and clearer diagnostics than many of 
>> today's compilers.
> Well keep in mind that given that error, you could stick 
> that address into the "Find Error Location" of the IDE and 
> it would drop you right on the line of code that triggered 
> the error.
Yes, does that work with FPC on Linux?


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