[fpc-devel] Unicode and UTF8String

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Dec 1 20:41:40 CET 2008

In our previous episode, Luiz Americo Pereira Camara said:
> >> string[index], copy, pos, length have always been part of Pascal.
> >>     
> >
> > So keep using ansistring? It doesn't change.
> Not true if fpc will follow Delphi. The new AnsiString type will be also 
> automatically converted in Delphi 2009.

As far as I know, the default is still "ascii in the default system ascii

> See the Marco Cantu doc about 
> Unicode (linked some threads ago).

I got it from Alan Bauers blog in may (before Tiburon was out), but while
ansistring changes, afaik the widestring to ansistring-without-qualifier
stays the same?

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