Rimgaudas Laucius rimga at ktl.mii.lt
Mon Nov 11 16:25:06 CET 2002

> At 14:06 07.11.2002, you wrote:
> >Hi.
> >
> >Is it posible to make fpc to support unicode source (principle)?
> Of course it is, and it shouldn't be that hard.
> But would be the use of it?  The only thing I could
> imagine are comments or constant strings.
> But I guess people who need this use MBCS instead of unicode, no?
> Furthermore, the 1.1 compiler contains codepage support for the input
> source, so you can specify how constant characters are converted to
> unicode when doing a wide string conversion for a constant string. Of
> course, this is only useful for languages with <=256 characters,
> it doesn't help users with very large character sets. Furthermore, the
> current implementation doesn't support dynamic loading of code pages
> and only the common (for me common :) )
> code pages (850,437 and iso 8xxx-1) are compiled in.
Yes it is true. But i am interesting about support of other than basic latin
simbols in idetificators (a.e. variables) also and about problems related
with it (a.e. one of problems windows dlls do not support unicode
identificators of exported routines).

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