[fpc-devel] Unicode RTL

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho felipemonteiro.carvalho at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 13:49:16 CET 2005

On 11/16/05, Daniƫl Mantione <daniel.mantione at freepascal.org> wrote:
> I know, I'm all for abolishing Chinese (and perhaps Korean), the only
> language(s) that absolutely cannot be written in with an 8 byte code.....

why not remove all languages that do not fit ASCII next???

> Now there are several solutions:
> 1. Make a Twidestringlist
> 2. Make Tstringlist use widestrings internally and add methods for both
>    ansistrings and widestrings.
> 3. Make an FCL with ansistrings and an FCL with widestrings.

Now seriously.

Why not use 1? It can be implemented on a separete unit (wideclasses
or something like that) so it won't introduce overhead for programs
that don't use it. It can be implemented by those who need it.

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho

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