[fpc-devel] Unicode RTL

Daniël Mantione daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Wed Nov 16 18:13:57 CET 2005

Op Wed, 16 Nov 2005, schreef Micha Nelissen:

> On Wed, 16 Nov 2005 13:38:43 +0100 (CET)
> Daniël Mantione <daniel.mantione at freepascal.org> wrote:
> > Op Wed, 16 Nov 2005, schreef Micha Nelissen:
> > 
> > > Why not use ansistrings with UTF-8 ?
> > 
> > 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.
> Delphi named these AnsiPos, Ansi..., no?
> LOL! First you say we can't use utf-8 strings because we need to introduce
> pos_utf8 etc., but then you propose to introduce a crippled string type
> which is not standards compliant, cannot represent all asian charsets and
> cannot be implemented well on anything non-win32 *and* you propose to
> introduce procedures for this new string type after all :-D.

I propose nothing, I'm trying to help someone else. It is better to stop 
discussing I think.


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