Talk:Basic Pascal Tutorial

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I was so free to call it Object Pascal Tutorial, since I had to find an other file name, not to overwrite the original put there by Tom. I think Object Pascal Tutorial wil be a better name as we will enhance it in the future. ;-)

I have converted the latest version from Tao Yue's website to Wiki.
My idea is to first convert the whole tutorial to wiki (which has been completed), and later start to change/add things, so one can see, using the the Wiki History Tools, what was changed to Tao Yue's original.

Every Wiki page has a discussion area linked to it, so let's use it.

The color syntax highlighting for the code was done using the code2html plugin for jEdit.


Cluttering of main name space

I would like to move all pages of this tutorial to a common prefix. It’s been suggested in the forum. To be honest, it’s a big task though, especially ensuring everything works perfectly afterwards. Is it OK if some things will break temporarily? I’m also asking for people also checking all pages after the overhaul. ‑‑Kai Burghardt (talk) 04:03, 28 January 2022 (CET)

> To be honest, it’s a big task though
I know. I've done it once already; if only I'd known...
> Is it OK if some things will break temporarily?
How about temporary redirects to prevent any breakage? Only because new users are often referred to this tutorial and it's not a good look if it's broken. How temporary is temporary? Trev (talk) 12:35, 28 January 2022 (CET)
Well, I don’t have the suppressredirect privilege, so for every page I move there will be a redirect. Ultimately I’d like to have them deleted, though, so such ambiguities like Identifier vs. Identifiers go away, and Solution 4 will only be accessible via the more meaningful page title Basic Pascal Tutorial/Chapter 4/Solutions. It’s “temporary” insofar that I’ll need to notice what’s broke. ‑‑Kai Burghardt (talk) 04:47, 29 January 2022 (CET)
No worries then. I'll delete the redirects within 24 hours after tidying leftover references (if any). Trev (talk) 10:45, 29 January 2022 (CET)