[fpc-devel] Widestrings in win32

Daniël Mantione daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Sat Jun 16 08:57:05 CEST 2007

Op Sat, 16 Jun 2007, schreef Martin Schreiber:

> Hi,
> It seems that CG plans to implement an non BSTR widestring type for win32:
> http://groups.google.ch/group/borland.public.delphi.non-technical/msg/7caeced42f1934a4?hl=en&
> The introduced string handling for the "Unicode VCL" is equivalent to the 
> string handling in MSEgui BTW.

Noted. As COM incompatibilty seems preferable over not working 
widestrings, shall I disable the winlikewidestring in 2.1.5?

Can someone reply Allan Bauer about using ptrint, and better, ptruint 
(explain pitfalls). It seems I have been banned from that newsgroup 
yesterday, without any apparent reason :(


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