[fpc-devel] Unicode RTL

Daniël Mantione daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Wed Nov 16 22:57:34 CET 2005

Op Wed, 16 Nov 2005, schreef peter green:

> > pos('ë','Daniël');
> >
> > ... has a different implementation for utf-8 and 8-bit code pages.
> one little desgin feature of utf-8 is that is was carefully designed to be
> friendly to byte-orientated code. No special precautions are needed for
> substring matching in utf-8!

Which is the "be ignorant about multibyte character sets" model. Nothing 
wrong with that model, but it has its limitations.


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