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Why no native WinRT support in Delphi XE3?

DelphiTools – Allen Bauer spilled the beans in reply to a question by Brandon Staggs, and speaks about “Window’s 8 dirty little secret”. I’ve quoted his reply in full below (highlights are mine): We are very keen on supporting WinRT with native Delphi & C++ code. Right now, the issues surrounding the WinRT space center around the fact that many OS-supplied APIs which are required by anyone implementing their own language RTL are actually off-limits unless you’re the VC++ RTL DLL. You know, little things like RtlUnwind for exception processing and VirtualAlloc (et. al.) for ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Eric @ 2012-08-23 08:13

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