[fpc-devel] utf8 reading
uberto at ubiland.net
Wed Mar 9 23:39:33 CET 2005
> >> What would be the correct solution?
> > I am showing my ignorance of multi byte characater handling here, but
> > I think it would be to write an escaped sequence as is currently done
> > for wide strings. I don't think the current OutChars function is quite
> > up to it, as utf8 characters can be 32 bits?
> As a bit of background information as to why some work may ve necessary,
> the problem I had was with a copyright character in a string property,
> which some version of Delphi had decided to write out as utf8.
I think that the ultimate solution is to implement Unicode strings, I mean not
escaped Unicode, and then convert utf-8 to unicode string.
I'm not sure how Delphi manage that, Java has Unicode string.
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