VAX/VMS Pascal, Modula-3, Oberon, what could have been....
elson at pico-systems.com
Wed Nov 2 20:30:41 CDT 2016
On 11/02/2016 06:38 PM, Mark Wickens wrote:
> I recently discovered the very excellent website
> http://pascal.hansotten.com devoted to all things Wirth.
I did a lot of work in Pascal on VAX and Windows systems in
the '80s or so, and have some legacy programs that were in
use until recently. I was VERY pleased to discover FPC
(Free Pascal Compiler) which implements the Borland and DEC
extensions very well. A big program that was one of the
last Pascal programs I wrote in Borland turbo Pascal for
Windows converted Gerber photoplotting language to a raster
file. I was able to get it recompiled on Linux using FPC in
just a few days, and it runs fine (better in fact than the
And, of course, it is again maintainable!
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