[fpc-devel] Unicode RTL

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Nov 16 14:12:11 CET 2005

> Dani?l Mantione wrote:
y> > 
> > 
> > Because then you will have to modify routines like pos, insert, delete. 
> > Since that is not possible, you would get a pos_utf8, insert_utf8, etc.
> No, why? When working with utf-8 strings, you don't use character positions.

That's pretty much only when using utf-8 in the error handling only (iow 
localising UI and errormsgs etc).

However if you use strings in your business logic it changes.

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