[fpc-devel] Unicodestring branch, please test and help fixing
florian at freepascal.org
Sat Aug 30 16:07:23 CEST 2008
Graeme Geldenhuys schrieb:
> 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?
Not really, we had enough useless and time wasting discussions about this.
> I'm quite curious as well as to why UTF-16.
Because it's the first step for more unicode support and because it was
> 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?
Could be, but I'am using windows :)
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