[fpc-devel] Widestrings in win32

Martin Schreiber fpmse at bluewin.ch
Sat Jun 16 09:45:56 CEST 2007

On Saturday 16 June 2007 08.57, Daniƫl Mantione wrote:
> 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/7ca
> >eced42f1934a4?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?
I would appreciate very much. If you can do so, I could restart the testing 
and debugging  of FPC 2.2.

> 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 :(
Please post on this list what you want to write to him, I'll try to feed 


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