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On 2019-02-01 1:11 PM, Jon Paris wrote:
Probably right.

The cost would be high and there is really no way I can see to financially justify it. If shops won't stump up $1K for RDi the chances of them paying more for a new RPG compiler are pretty slim - and without extra revenue there's no way to justify it.

I'm not even sure that RPG programmers would want it. Currently, you can use the same copy files whether you start from free-form or fixed-form. If there was a new compiler that only supported free-form, presumably it wouldn't be able to use fixed-form copy files.

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