[fpc-devel] Unicode RTL

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Wed Nov 16 14:05:04 CET 2005

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:

> 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???

Well, then we need some Chinese or Korean people who contribute the necessary
code :)

>>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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