[fpc-devel] Unicode and UTF8String

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Dec 1 21:48:12 CET 2008

In our previous episode, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho said:
> This is the part I like about this approach. The most likely fixed
> encoding to be adopted would be UTF-16, and something not very nice
> would happen to Lazarus users in UNIXes:
> LCL (UTF-8) ------> RTL (UTF-16) ---> Operating System (UTF-8)
> 2 useless conversions.

Btw will the LCL remain forcedly UTF-8 ? I thought the current Lazarus
unicode support was temporary and all options were still open, depending on
the outcome of FPC unicode support options?

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