[fpc-pascal] FPC vs Delphi's unicode string support questions

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 00:19:30 CEST 2012

On 18 August 2012 21:33, Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:
> "String" can mean either "ShortString", "AnsiString" or "UnicodeString"
> depending on the compiler settings:
> Non-Delphi modes and $H- (default): ShortString
> Delphi mode: AnsiString
> DelphiUnicode mode: UnicodeString
> Non-Delphi modes and $H+: AnsiString
> Non-Delphi modes and $H- and modeswitch "unicodestrings": (AFAIK)
> ShortString
> Non—Delphi modes and $H+ and modeswitch "unicodestrings": UnicodeString

@Michael van Canneyt
Now there is a good table to add to the Lang Ref or some other FPC

[...thinking out loudly...]
Oh how I yearn for the Java string handling simplicity - compared to
the mess Delphi and FPC is in.

  - Graeme -

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