[fpc-devel] Unicode and UTF8String

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Mon Dec 1 13:13:24 CET 2008

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho schrieb:
> Hello,
> Some things weren't clear from the previous discussion, so I would
> like to clarify them.
> For instance, the GetTempFileName routine:
> http://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/rtl/sysutils/gettempfilename.html
> The routine is currently ANSI, but we need a unicode version of it.
> How would that unicode version look like? We currently have 3 unicode
> string types planned AFAIK: 


> I assume that the new variable encoding type would be used for all
> unicode routines, am I right?

No, it will be RTLString which type depends on the OS.

> Or would versions for all 3 types be added? (for example, if someone
> donates utf8 routines).
> thanks,

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