[fpc-devel]FreePascal and AnsiStrings

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Nov 7 13:37:48 CET 2003

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> > 1. Is the order purely incidental or is there a reason why FreePascal
> > chose to use a different order than Delphi?
> incidental
> > 2. I know it is officially discouraged to use 'internal formats', but
> > for optimization's sake, would it be safe to assume that the internal
> > format for FreePascal's AnsiStrings will not change in the near
> > future?
> We can't promise anything on internal formats. That is also why they are
> called "internal".
> Also don't forget that ansistrings are not made for performance, but for
> the ease of use. So optimization is IMHO not a good example to use the
> internal format.

Moreover accessing via tansirec is portable in this case?

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