[fpc-devel] Unicodestring branch, please test and help fixing

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 15:56:28 CEST 2008

On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 3:45 PM, Florian Klaempfl
<florian at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> And why utf-16 ? Unix
>> uses UTF-8 by default, which means that a conversion must be done each
>> time you interface to the OS ?
>> Can you explain some of the decisions ?
> See my post on core some weeks ago ;)

I don't know what is "core", so would you mind forwarding the related
messages to this group? I'm quite curious as well as to why UTF-16.  I
think the bigger user base is *nix systems like *BSD, Mac OS-X and
Linux, so from that point of view UTF-8 would be better? No?

 - Graeme -

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