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Re: Pascal bindings

From: Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2010 21:27:57 +0100

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> On 09/02/2010 01:38 PM, Philip Martin wrote:
> > dmitry boyarintsev <skalogryz.lists_at_gmail.com> writes:
> >
> >> Hello Subversion-dev,
> >>
> >> I can see, that there's no much of interest in Pascal bindings.
> >> Well, that's quite understandable because of Pascal language not
> >> being popular.
> >>
> >> Anyway, I'll publish the headers on my site.
> >>
> >> Thank you for your great product!
> >
> > You are more likely to get some response if you send a patch against
> > trunk with a log message, see
> >
> > http://subversion.apache.org/docs/community-guide/general.html#patches
> >
> > Even if you do that I don't know that there is any great demand for
> > Pascal bindings. Are they generated or written by hand? Do they have
> > regression tests? Are they tied to any particular environment?
>
> All great questions, Philip. Another one that's on my mind is, "Is Dmitry
> volunteering to stick around and maintain these bindings?" We really try to
> avoid drop-and-ignore contributions of this sort, where none of the active
> committership appears to be interested (or perhaps even qualified) to
> maintain the new code.

Mike, Dmitry said in his original mail that he would support them.
Quoting it in full:

> Hello SVN people.
>
> As suggested by Hyrum K. Wright I'm forwarding the mail here.
>
> I'm wandering if there's an official Pascal (FreePascal or Delphi)
> bindings for the Subversion. I've converted C-headers (1.5.6 tag) for
> my own needs, and I guess it would be easy for me to catch up with the
> trunk as well.
>
> If they're acceptable, I would like to contribute them for the
> project, as well as support and update the bindings with the new
> product releases.
>
> Any suggestions? Do you need to have Pascal bindings?
>
> thanks,
> Dmitry

- Julian
Received on 2010-09-02 22:28:43 CEST

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