[fpc-devel] strings: a proposeal

peter green plugwash at P10Link.net
Sun Feb 4 12:36:32 CET 2007

> What's wrong with
> type
>    tmywidestring = type array of widechar;
a number of things

1: afaict it lacks the automatic refcounting/copy on write semantics of strings
2: it doesn't allow specification of the allocators/deallocators which causes problems for its safe passing to dlls etc

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