peter at freepascal.org
Thu Nov 14 00:12:35 CET 2002
At 16:25 11-11-2002, you wrote:
> > 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).
The problem is the linker and assembler that only support normal ascii symbols.
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